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Procurement Manager


  • Konin

    Konin, Greater Poland
  • offer expired 22 days ago
  • contract of employment
  • full-time
  • specialist (Mid / Regular)
  • remote recruitment

Your responsibilities

  • Act in accordance with JM values and bring to life the One Procurement Community (OPC) to enable JM’s Procurement Excellence strategy.

  • Lead in accordance with the Group Procurement Operating Model, Group Policies and Standards, the Plant procurement activities from category strategy development to contract, implementation and supplier management. May include leading activities in other Plants and/or SBU as directed by SBU Procurement Lead.

  • Lead effective business partnership for Plant for the development and improvement of defined categories in line with business requirements, optimising security of supply, commercial agility, drives responsibly sourced sustainable value, which contributes to business profitability and cash flow.

  • Works to identify, develop and implement improved supply-side initiatives to deliver sustainable value, appropriate quality and service, and a secure, safe, cost effective and ethical supply base.

  • Is focused on delivering best practice results and a competitive advantage to JM.

  • Contributing to the development of the Group-led category strategy or leading it for SBU-led and Plant categories. Contributing to managing the sourcing cycle. Brings in breakthrough ideas and best-in-class approaches. Developing, supporting and implementing all procurement strategic projects held globally.

  • Executing the outcome of category strategies and sourcing action plans to effective implementation and value realisation. Defining the team required to successfully deliver the plan at Plant.

  • Provide information and impact assessments to Group Procurement to set Group-led procurement strategies and plans and excellently execute them for the Plant.

  • Secure Plant stakeholder commitment, drive and deliver cost/risk/innovation/value-based projects for the SBU and related Plants, developing excellent collaboration with Group Procurement.

  • Identifies, evaluates and capitalises on opportunities to reduce procurement costs by improving the businesses procurement patterns and supply channels.

  • Involved in establishing policies, procedures and controls to ensure effective procurement activities and vendor execution.

  • Leads business improvement initiatives across programmes of work to ensure that the strategic goals of the business and Procurement are met.

  • Manages the performance and output of the team to drive change and develop, implement, optimise and/or continuously improve work processes, techniques and systems and deliver supply side saving projects in accordance with Group targets.

  • Oversees internal and external (e.g. ISO) compliance and registration audits.

  • Manages team to ensure full compliance with applicable JM/SBU legislative, regulatory, audit, EHS and Group Procurement ethical standards, policies, procedures and processes. Including Supplier Due Diligence and Supplier Code of Conduct.

  • Supports, coaches and involves team members in implementing EHS improvements and driving attainment of sustainability/responsible sourcing goals.

  • Takes ownership of specific tasks/projects as directed by SBU Procurement Director and Group Chief Procurement Officer.

Our requirements

  • Graduate qualification (ideally master’s degree educated), (and/or) proven experience preferably in Automotive, FMCG and/or Chemical procurement of 5+ years

  • Excellent functional Procurement experience managing direct and indirect categories across one or several Plants. Knowledge and experience of best practice category management, sourcing, contract management and supplier performance management practices.

  • Fluent level of written and spoken English and Polish;

  • For materials, Value Analysis and Value Engineering to identify and drive benefit opportunities.

  • Identify and drive NPI opportunities to execution across Plant for categories

  • Experience leading, motivating and developing people through difficult period/large change.

  • Ability to operate effectively in different cultures and across geographies, including managing stakeholders and colleagues remotely (across distance and time zones).

  • Proven track record successfully leading and conducting the negotiation of contracts across technical, commercial and legal areas.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to champion the vision of the Procurement organisation.

  • Ability to facilitate multiple activities at any one time, prioritise workload and effectively communicate current positions.

  • Strong project and change management capabilities.

  • Willingness to learn and apply new skills (continuous learning) .

What we offer

  • Labour-law employment;

  • Participation in an interesting greenfield project - building new manufacturing facility;

  • Work in international environment with highly qualified specialists;

  • Development opportunities;

  • Competitive salary;

  • Positive and friendly atmosphere;

  • Private Medical Care, Multisport Package, Life Insurance, Employee Pension Scheme (PPE).

  • Benefits

  • sharing the costs of sports activities

  • private medical care

  • sharing the costs of professional training & courses

  • life insurance

  • flexible working time

  • retirement pension plan

  • coffee / tea

  • parking space for employees


Johnson Matthey is a global leader in sustainable technologies, applying our cutting-edge science to create solutions with our customers that make a real difference to the world around us. Our science and research help to make the world a cleaner and healthier place, today and for future generations. We have been in business for over 200 years with significant operations in more than 30 countries. We support our customers' needs from 43 major manufacturing sites all around the globe, providing consistency and quality wherever they are.

Johnson Matthey is an expanding Battery Materials business, which is a material science and electrochemistry-based business with global reach. With the recent announcement of the new Johnson Matthey Battery Materials Poland manufacturing facility in Konin, Poland which will produce advanced materials for batteries for electric vehicles, we are actively recruiting for Procurement Manager to join our new Supply Chain Department.

Procurement Manager is responsible for the Procurement function on Plant. Ensures delivery of all Procurement targets; site specific procurement and local implementation of Group-led and SBU-led spend categories (including capital and operational expenditure) and manages supplier performance. Undertakes activities to ensure the efficient and effective strategic procurement of defined portfolio, which may include responsibility for a category where this is specific to the site.

​Enables SBU Procurement Lead be effective in role and enables SBU Procurement Director to effectively partner with the Sector executive committee in all day-to-day procurement activities that impact the SBU P&L.

Ensures Plant activities are in accordance with Procurement Excellence strategy, goals and Group Procurement Policy/Standards. Enables Group Chief Procurement Officer to effectively deliver Procurement Excellence strategy and goals at Plant.

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