Procurement Manager - Chemicals

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Widnes, Cheshire | Ref: BBBH20903

£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum

Procurement Manager - Chemicals
£40,000 - £45,000 plus excellent benefits

Role Profile

Our client is a successful chemicals business in the Widnes area and they are looking to appoint a Procurement Manager to join the team.

Key responsibilities for this strategic sourcing role will include:

  • Managing end to end sourcing process for raw materials
  • Conducting tenders and negotiations with key suppliers
  • Implementing robust contractual agreements with suppliers
  • Delivering savings and cost downs to the business
  • Managing supplier performance and driving improvements across the supply chain to add value
  • Taking robust procurement decisions to ensure future material availability and supply

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Proven procurement experience buying raw materials for the Chemical industry (chemicals manufacturing or chemicals distribution)
  • Strong negotiation and commercial skills
  • Proven track record in cost downs and savings
  • Confidence to manage suppliers and drive improvements
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • CIPS or equivalent experience

Client information

Our client is a successful Chemicals business in the Widnes area. This is a great time to join this organisation and for individuals who show commitment and potential there will be significant opportunity for career progression in the future.


£40,000 - £45,000 plus excellent benefits

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