Here at Kimal, we have an exciting opportunity for a Procurement Manager to join us at our site in Worcester.Reporting to our Operations Director, you will be responsible for the management of our supplier base and procurement team, focusing on the strategic selection and management of preferred suppliers to support the business activities and growth plans for direct purchases. This will include the creation and execution of our purchasing strategy, supported by supply categorisation, contractual agreements, supplier risk management, supplier performance review, supplier rationalisation and cost reduction activities. You will create and maintain process that are compliant to our regulations / standards and policies, implement necessary controls to monitor compliance within our supplier base and proactively manage any foreseeable changes in compliance by adopting existing processes and KPIs.Degree educated, CIPS and substantial proven experience within a Purchasing Management role within a fast-moving manufacturing environment is essential for this role. With experience of MRP/ERP systems, you will have excellent continuous improvement skills, coupled with working within defined KPIs.Above all, you will lead a team of buyers to deliver profit enhancement projects through the management of cross functional teams. Kimal is an innovative and trusted manufacturer and supplier of specialised procedure packs and vascular access devices to hospitals across the world utilising sophisticated supply chain and IT solutions within highly regulated markets with direct operations in many countries. We are proud of our achievements, but we never sit back on our laurels, as we strive to continuously improve in all aspects of the products and service we give to our worldwide base.