We currently have a vacancy for a Procurement Team Leader based in James Cropper Paper.
The purpose of this role is to help us achieve our Paper business vision of being recognised for being the best in colour, innovation and sustainability. Crucial to this will be developing robust supply chains and creative partnering models to enable the business to anticipate market needs whilst striving to deliver greater value.
As a result we are looking for a dynamic procurement professional with previous experience of MRO, with the ability to lead and manage a small commercial buying team.
Being part of the Strategic Sourcing Team, you will be a major contributor to the future success of our Paper business. Responsible for translating business strategy into procurement improvement plans, you will lead and develop your team’s skills and talents in line to meet the future demands of the business.
Ideally you will be MCIPS qualified with previous experience of procurement and inventory management. Knowledge of Engineering Stores, equipment and compliance legislation would be an advantage. You will have the ability to manage budget expectations, build long standing supplier relationships and deliver increased value.
Furthermore, as the successful candidate will be leading a team, applications are encouraged from those with previous leadership experience or hold a level 3 qualification in Leadership & Management (ILM- Institute of Leadership and Management) or CMI (Chartered Management Institute).
Why James Cropper Paper?
James Cropper is a specialist paper manufacturer in north-west England. The company has developed a strong range of technical capabilities, making it a global player in high quality coloured and bookbinding papers, niche digital solutions, luxury packaging and offering unique bespoke materials. A business of around £75m, it has important market shares in the USA, China, the Far East, Europe and the UK.