Scott Group - Celebrating 30 years

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Procurement Manager


Job Description


The Scott Group is a high growth, leading industrial supplies organisation which provides a wide range of goods and services to industrial and manufacturing markets. With sites across the UK and in Europe, we combine the volume savings of a national organisation with the presence of a local supplier; leading the market through innovation, quality and service.

Our reputation has been built upon the values of a family business and the professionalism of a market leader. We look to employ individuals who share these values and want to be part of our continued success.

We are currently seeking a Procurement Manager to join our team in Dunfermline.


The purpose of the Procurement Manager role is to ensure best value for the company through leveraging group deals and ensuring best value across all the commodities the role covers. The “General” role is responsible for the Procurement of all non-timber related spend across the Pallets Division. Leading a small team of Procurement professionals to ensure timely, intelligent contracting and accurate billing from a wide range of suppliers.

The Key non-timber commodities are; sub contract road freight, nails, fuel, vehicles, FLT and a wide range of overhead spend.


  • Running professional tenders, in a timely manner
  • Drafting / Negotiating agreements to ensure best value and that risks are minimized
  • Managing supplier performance
  • Developing / maintaining a suite of KPI’s
  • Working with sites to encourage leveraged deals
  • Leading a small team to ensure timely PO coverage and accurate billing
  • Analysing spend, seeking savings
  • Seeking opportunities to remove waste
  • Contributing to the development Supply Chain strategy


  • Experience and understanding of indirect procurement spend
  • Ability to work to tight and conflicting deadlines and manage workload successfully
  • People management, leadership
  • MS Package, particularly Excel
  • Confident and Resilient – able to defend the company in a commercial dispute
  • Able to think on your feet
  • Confident and diligent with numbers
  • Negotiation / Persuasion
  • Commercially savvy
  • Experience of designing and running complex supply tenders and Cap Ex projects


  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective communication
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Problem solving
  • Teamwork
  • Skilled and flexible
  • Reliability
  • Leadership

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