Purchasing Team Leader


Purchasing Team Leader

WB Power Service is proudly part of The Wilmott Group and is a leading generator specialist that provides solutions, maintenance, sales and hire to customers across the UK.

This is a superb opportunity for Purchasing Team Leader to join the business through this rapid period of growth. The business is looking for a driven and motivated Purchasing Team Leader to support the team through these exciting times.

We are a family owned and run business and truly hold our values at the heart of everything we do offering a unique and friendly place of work; whilst maintaining the highest of professional standards.

The Role

  • Be an ambassador for the new Procurement function
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with all stakeholders
  • Create value for the company through Procurement excellence
  • Lead the Purchasing team to ensure high performance of the entire Supply Chain
  • Ensure all Purchasing transactions are compliant with internal controls
  • Identify and drive continuous improvement opportunities in the Supply Chain
  • Negotiate with suppliers to obtain the best possible conditions
  • Ensure all procurement activities are conducted in accordance with established procedures, local laws and regulations and direction from Senior Management

The Person

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in similar position
  • Previous experience in a Procurement / Supply Chain role is essential
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is essential
  • Procurement or Supply/Chain related qualification such as CIPS would be advantageous
  • Basic knowledge of MS Office i.e. Outlook, Excel, Word etc
  • Experience with any major ERP system is required
  • Able to work autonomously on processes with agreed service levels
  • Organised and able to organise others
  • Proven stakeholder management skills
  • Developed analytical skills

What we offer

  • Market-leading salary 
  • 25 Days holiday plus statutory
  • Private healthcare
  • Death in Service
  • Outstanding employee assistance programme