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Procurement Manager

Requisition ID:  117529
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Fareham (1200)

Fareham, HAM, United Kingdom, PO15 5TT



About the role

As the Procurement Manager, you will be accountable for the end-to-end supply chain function covering tactical & strategic activity by developing strong framework agreements with suppliers to ensure on-time delivery, cost reduction and reduction/elimination of risk within the supply chain. 

You'll also ensure that procurement procedures are in compliance with Government laws (domestic/international), regulations and management objectives.

In return, we can provide you with a collaborative work environment where your progression and development are valued and a healthy work life balance is championed.

Core Responsibilities

  • Direct and develop the total supply chain and play an active role in the SIOP process to ensure efficient materials management throughout the business.
  • Monitor changes in the global marketplace, being proactive to avoid any negative impact on cost, delivery or quality performance.
  • Work closely with the Supplier Quality Assurance Engineers, ensuring supplier audits are conducted and any resultant activity is tracked and closed off
  • Oversee commodity management and resolve issues / escalate as required
  • Responsibility for day to day management of the procurement teams – Tactical and strategic buyers.
  • Manage & Develop relationship with our overseas manufacturing sites, in Vietnam (MVN) & China (MXM) and providing support / guidance on sub-tier providers

Skills & Experience

  • Extensive knowledge of procurement best practices and experience with managing tight development program deadlines within a complex environment.
  • Track record of delivering Procurement Improvement projects with substantial cost savings and benefits.
  • Strong Risk management mindset, proactive in identifying and dealing with potential business risks

  • Proactively seeking out new opportunities for the business to reduce cost & lead-time.

  • A highly professional individual, experienced in communicating clearly and accurately with all stakeholders.

  • CIPS is highly desirable.
  • Understanding of contracts, compliance and government laws (domestic/international) relating to procurement.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide cross-functional leadership and operate as an effective member of high performance teams.
  • Ability to develop strategic plans to support the growth of the business.
  • Proficient in ERP Systems, ideally SAP or similar.

What we offer

Meggitt is proud to offer a competitive total rewards framework designed with our colleagues' health, wealth and well-being in mind to help our employees balance a successful career.  Our competitive package will include:

  • Flexible working policies
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays 
  • On site restaurant offering subsidized food
  • Pension Scheme up to 10% company contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program for Health & Wellbeing
  • Employee Perkz – offering our employees discounts on a huge variety of goods and services
  • Income Protection
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Volunteering day off


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