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Purchasing Manager

At Tarmac, who you are matters. We want to get to know you. If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer.

We are currently looking for a Purchasing Manager to join our high-performing team based at Dunbar Cement Plant, East Lothian. Were working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and its important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Main Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Plant Manager and indirectly to the Senior Procurement Manager for the Cement business unit, as the successful candidate you will be responsible for the overall procurement/purchasing of stores and goods at the Dunbar Cement Plant. This will include management and the development of the stores department, as well as management of Contractor and Supplier arrangements.

You will be responsible for managing the Purchasing Department and teams onsite to optimise performance and to achieve the plant and departmental KPIs and objectives for safety, housekeeping, environment, quality, and costs.

You will also work closely with all other teams in order to develop strong relationships, particularly in planning and improving procurement practices. As well as support and liaise with the Central Procurement team.

The Ideal Candidate

To be considered for this opportunity, you will be able to demonstrate previous experience working as a Purchasing Manager or similar and ideally possess good Engineering knowledge. As well as being able to communicate and interact at mid to senior levels, challenging or supporting as appropriate.

Specific Requirements

  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) qualification
  • Knowledge of health, safety, and environmental requirements, particularly with CDM regulations, COSHH, and wastes management with a commitment to continuous improvement
  • Ability to drive and implement improved standards in procurement practices
Why Tarmac

Along with the role ofPurchasing Managerwe additionally offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access tojoin our Employee Communities inc.BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents
  • Training and development opportunities

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Tarmac is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Dunbar, Scotland, UK