Procurement Manager - Logistics

West Lancashire, Lancashire | Ref: BBBH33308

£60000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Excellent Benefits

Procurement Manager - Logistics
Skelmersdale / Hybrid working
£60,000 - £65,000 plus car and excellent benefits

Role Profile

Cast UK are looking to recruit a strategic procurement role for an established and highly successful business in the Skelmersdale area.

You will be responsible for all spend relating to Logistics and Warehousing across a number of sites in Europe.

Key responsibilities for this strategic procurement role will include:

  • Developing and implementing effective procurement strategy for Logistics spend
  • Implement suitable logistics and warehousing solutions to deliver cost savings whilst maintaining performance and customer service
  • Working with existing suppliers to deliver cost reductions, innovation and improved supply chain flow
  • Managing end to end tender processes and negotiating high value, commercial contracts with key suppliers
  • Managing supplier relationships and driving improvements in supplier performance
  • Managing and nurturing stakeholder relationships with key internal departments
  • Providing leadership and direction for a small Procurement team

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in a strategic procurement role and a strong understanding of category management principles
  • Strong category expertise in Transport, Logistics and Warehousing spend
  • Proven track record of delivering savings, supply chain optimisation and innovation
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and communication / influencing skills
  • Strong analytical / systems skills

Client

Our client is an established and successful global business with a site in the Skelmersdale area. This is an exciting time to join their Procurement team in a strategic role, and you will play a key part in driving change and transformation within Transport, Logistics and Warehousing.

About Cast UK

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Business Change & Transformation, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com

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