Engineering Procurement Manager Job at Smart Electronics – in Grove

Job Description

Job Description

Engineering Procurement Manager – Permanent – Oxfordshire-Smart Electronics

We are seeking a dynamic Engineering Services Procurement Manager to work in our Wantage Office.

Role responsibilities:

  • Responsible for organising and participating in the selection and management of suppliers locally and globally.
  • In charge of a sizeable volume or key project purchasing programme.
  • Able to build long-term and stable partnership relationships with key suppliers in order to maintain continuity of supply, to reduce the synthetical cost of procurement, and to obtain a competitive advantage in the procurement area.
  • Analyse procurement demand and the market, to achieve objectives of procurement cost control and lower general cost of procurement according to headquarter / region’s strategies.
  • Identify risks from the ever-evolving procurement environment, set up and implement a risk mitigation plan to maintain consistent supply levels.
  • Organise communication with suppliers periodically according to the requirements of that category to build durable relationships with suppliers.
  • Gather and analyse research material on markets and clients’ information for the sourcing of potential suppliers to ensure the validity of procurement strategies.
  • Drive and enhance supplier understanding of management processes and guidelines.
  • Develop strategies that strengthen the quality of the organisation’s relationship with the supply base by identifying opportunities to continuously improve the effectiveness of communications and supplier relationship-building activities.
  • Promote and encourage cross-functional participation from all areas of the Project Team, and Partners.
  • Devise and agree on benchmarks and maintain a strong awareness through the investigation of new supply markets and assessing suppliers’ capability.

Skills and experience:

  • Strong expertise in Electronics Engineering Procurement;
  • Able to benchmark market pricing and negotiate revised terms with the supplier base accordingly;
  • Excellent procurement tool kit
  • Hard-working spirit, can deliver to tight deadlines and workplace pressures;
  • Results orientated;
  • Proactive, can-do work attitude;
  • Strong stakeholder management skills;
  • A sound understanding of ERP processes, contract management would be beneficial.
  • Strong office system skills (Office, Excel, PowerPoint, etc).

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £35,000.00-£40,000.00 per year


  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay
  • Work from home


COVID-19 considerations:
Smart Electronics treats COVID-19 regulations very carefully and applies all necessary measures for the healthy and safe work environment.


  • Purchasing: 2 years (preferred)

About Company

Company: Smart Electronics –

Company Location:  Grove

Job Category: Engineering Jobs, Mechnical Jobs, Electrical Jobs

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