Procurement Manager

  • Reference: Procurement Manager
  • Closing Date: 31/08/2022
  • Type: General Application

Welland Medical, one of the leading ostomy brands in the UK and worldwide, specialise in the design, development and manufacture of innovative stoma care appliances and accessories. Welland Medical is renowned for manufacturing ground breaking solutions that enhance people’s lives, every day. Situated in a purpose-built state of the art research, development and manufacturing facility, Welland Medical has a growing workforce of over 240 skilled colleagues. Part of the privately owned CliniMed Group, which established in 1982, provides specialist products and services to the healthcare market.


To work within the management team to achieve all Company objectives.
Develop the departments team skills in line with current and future business requirements.

To manage and develop all aspects of the supply chain, with particular emphasis on cost control, supply and business continuity, whilst providing market intelligence, particularly on cost movement.

To manage the procurement of all materials in support of company activity.

To supply the commercial resource into multi-disciplined teams involved in identification and selection of potential suppliers and Capex programmes.

To develop appropriate procedures, systems, controls and measurements to manage and demonstrate the effectiveness of the Purchasing function.

Through a supervisory team manage the inventory function. Develop strong business relationships with all key stakeholders. Ensure the department is compliant to all regulatory standards.


  • Vendor Management and development
  • Procurement
  • Multi-company inventory management collaboration
  • Inventory and material movements
  • Input into operational strategy
  • Budget formulation and compliance
  • Staff development
  • Health and Safety
  • Stock accuracy


Other Duties:

A degree of flexibility is needed and the job holder may be required to perform work not specifically referred to above and which will be appropriate to the level of the role.
All duties must be carried out in compliance with company Quality System, health and safety policies and regulations set out in the Medical Device Directive.

Health and Safety:

The Company has a Health and Safety policy, which outlines responsibilities of both the employer and employee in respect of health and safety. All employees are required to be aware of this policy and comply with its content.


Quality is an integral part of the company’s mission to deliver innovative products and service. All members of staff are responsible for operating and promoting the development of quality standards and procedures.

Continuous Improvement:

The company is committed to a culture of continuous improvement. All members of staff are expected to take ownership of tasks and seek new and improved ways of doing things.

This is a description of the job as it exists at present. All Job Descriptions are liable to variation in order to reflect any future role/obligations change and employee development.

For more information, please contact our recruitment team at recruitment@wellandmedical.com.

A covering letter and CV are required with all applications.