Head of Procurement EMEA

Head of Procurement EMEA

UK or Czech Republic

£Competitive DOE Benefits Bonus

Are you an exceptional Procurement & Supply Chain professional seeking a challenging and exciting role, in a dynamic and successful global business, operating internationally with scope to deliver ground-breaking change? Our client is seeking the very best.

Our client is an exceptional global business, operating across 30 countries; they design, engineer, manufacture and assemble complex process engineering products and turn-key systems. Their core competencies are in bulk solids handling; weighing, feeding, screening and automation solutions for a wide range of industries, however they are experts within the food sector.

This is a business-critical role where you will be responsible for leading the development of the international sourcing strategy and procurement processes across four manufacturing sites within EMEA, directly and through your team with an annual spend annual spend of €100 million. Crucial to this role is your ability to influence and gain cross functional buy-in to your long-term vision based on the overall business needs and the highest industry and professional standards.

With extensive senior level supply chain and procurement experience, you are a dynamic business leader, accomplished in change and stakeholder management. It is likely that you are working in a multi-national engineering and manufacturing company fulfilling a similar role. Results orientated and passionate about developing high performing teams to optimise global supply chains you are committed to continuous organisational performance and can demonstrate where you have done this successfully in the past.

The successful candidate will be currently operating in a similar role at this level, ideally within a Project Engineering/Manufacturing business with engineer to order experience of low volume and high variety projects. Relevant qualifications in Engineering or experience in Mechanical Engineering would also be a distinct advantage.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in an excellent business where you will be challenged and rewarded. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact Mike Pritchard-Howarth in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website.

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