Purchasing Project Lead

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Greater London
  • 41933776

PE Global is currently recruiting a Purchasing Project Lead for a 12-month contract role with a leading multinational manufacturing client. The role will be remote within the UK.


  • Leading the project team and ensuring that the agreed timelines are on track
  • Providing feedback to the stakeholder group on the progress and identifying areas of support needed to maintain project timelines
  • Working with the category and engineering teams on delivery of the elements within the New Source Introduction (NSI) Process at both Gateway 3 (Approval to proceed with investments such as capital tooling and Gateway 5.5 (Ready for production)
  • Completion of source council packs at both Gateway 3 and Gateway 5.5 including presenting to stakeholder forum for approval
  • Manage capital expenditure associated with the project
  • Prioritisation of components based on business need (such as assurance of supply)
  • Creation of a project plan (potentially with support of Project Management Office)
  • Interfacing with suppliers on aspects of the project


  • Project Management techniques and use of project management tools, expertise of managing critical paths in the project
  • Stakeholder management
  • Confident presenter and able to articulate business cases for approval
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience working with suppliers
  • Engineering or Manufacturing background is desirable
  • Technical or Engineering degree level educational qualification
  • Ability to read engineering drawing would be a plus
  • Knowledge of APQP and PPAP process
  • Industry experience in Manufacturing, Industrial, Automotive, or Aerospace is preferred

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV

Please click the link below to apply, call Alba on +44 203 966 9800 or alternatively send an up to date CV

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in UK***

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