Blue Signal Search
Our client is a leading company in the manufacturing sector, they are currently seeking a Senior Procurement Lead to enhance their procurement processes. The role calls for an experienced professional capable of leading procurement initiatives, sourcing materials globally, and driving process improvements. This individual will have indirect leadership responsibilities, guiding a team of buyers, and will play a key role in strategic sourcing and vendor management.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate initiative and a proactive approach to procurement challenges. This Senior Procurement Lead will be instrumental in the transition and optimization of procurement processes, bringing experience and a strategic approach to sourcing decisions.
This Role Offers:
Competitive base salary plus a comprehensive benefits package. Large company with decades of expertise and growth within the market space. Be part of a leading-edge organization that prioritizes innovation and cutting-edge technology. Individual contribution to providing solutions that play a pivotal role in enhancing operational efficiency and safety. Unlimited opportunities for professional growth and exposure to international markets.
Strategically manage procurement of manufacturing components, focusing on global sourcing. Develop and maintain relationships with a diverse range of suppliers, including international partnerships. Lead process improvement initiatives within the procurement department. Provide mentorship and guidance to a team of procurement professionals. Negotiate contracts and manage supplier agreements to ensure favorable terms. Implement effective procurement strategies aligned with company objectives. Coordinate with various departments to ensure seamless procurement operations. Drive innovation in procurement practices and supply chain management.
5+ years of experience in procurement, preferably in a manufacturing environment. Proven track record of process improvement and leadership in procurement. Experience with global sourcing, particularly in Asia. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with international vendors. Strong interpersonal and soft leadership skills. Background in purchasing heavy machinery, forging, and casting materials. Experience from larger manufacturing companies is beneficial but not mandatory. Strategic and analytical thinker with a results-driven mindset. Self-motivated, driven individual capable of effecting change.
About Blue Signal:
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