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Kindred Capital
Kindred Capital

Procurement Manager



Wallingford OX10, UK
Posted on Thursday, July 13, 2023

Job description

About the Role

At Dexory, autonomous robots are a critical part of our product offering. We design and build our robots in house and are building new purpose built spaces for assembly, testing and product demos.

Your role will be to oversee and manage external suppliers and technical purchasing. Sitting within our finance function, you will be working closely with the technical team who manage our production, ensuring all parts are delivered for timely execution., You will assist in keeping up to date documentation for this essentially removing all supply related barriers with regard to production wherever possible. The role will be hybrid; with some travel involved to our London and Wallingford facilities.


  • Collaborate with our Engineering teams to support all aspects of procurement for both existing & new product developments, designs and materials.

  • Take on existing supplier relationships - Manage transition & drive onward lines of communication, expectation & support.

  • Seek out new suppliers to increase supply opportunities, product alternatives and maintain competitive tenders amongst the supply-chain. Also de-risk single source supply bottlenecks.

  • Balance & maintain quality, cost and time drivers

  • Implement & negotiate cost reduction strategy within the supply-chain, without compromising on execution timescales or product quality.

  • Create & Implement supplier agreements, contracts, underwrites and strategic stocking policies.

  • Schedule procurement activities & deliveries to support production demands

  • Manage supply chain risk, approvals & performance metrics - KPIs & OTIF (On Time In Full)

  • Manage approved suppliers matrix & open order book update process

  • Suggesting & implementing improvements for internal supply/buying processes

  • Management and oversight of all procurement aspects of the companies MRP / ERP system (TBC)

Job requirements


  • Experience purchasing in a fast paced engineering or manufacturing environment

  • Experience of managing and developing clear, value-add relationships with suppliers

  • Solid technical understanding of mechanical & electronic components, PCBs and different materials used in an R&D setting

  • Strong communication & negotiation skills

  • Previous experience of structuring and running MRP / ERP systems would be ideal

Why join Dexory?

  • The incredible opportunity to join an early stage company and work towards your future goals

  • Share options

  • Attractive employee wellness benefits

  • Personal development budget

  • 25 holidays per year

  • Flexible working, hybrid team

  • Fun team events on and offsite, snacks of all kinds in the office

AAP/EEO Statement

Dexory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. It prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, colour, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Wallingford, England, United Kingdom


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