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Four Supply Chain

Purchasing Manager

Employment Type: PermanentLocation: WiganSalary: £40000 - £45000 per annum

My client are a leading manufacturer based in Lancashire looking for a Purchasing Manger to come and join their team. This role will be responsible for a £12 million budget and will lead the department which includes; buying, purchasing and stock control.

The successful candidate will be a key member of the Company Management Team, reporting directly into the Managing Director and key responsibilities will include

  • Establishing comprehensive sourcing, purchasing and inventory control processes
  • Reviewing all supplier contracts to achieve cost savings and overall contract management - negotiating supply agreement terms with new and existing suppliers
  • Contributing to the Management Team on company-wide challenges and issues
  • Representing supply management on R&D's new product development initiatives taking a leadership role for coordination of supply management responsibilities
  • Developing supply base contracts and expand scope of current areas of supply (especially on single-source contracts)
  • Identifying and developing potential suppliers in support of growth and operational efficiency objectives
  • Leading project procurement planning, including recommendations on procurement timing and quantities
  • Leverage emerging low cost economies (eg. China, India etc.) through alternative sourcing options. Supplier Performance Management
  • Manage stock to optimal levels; realize inventory cost efficiencies in raw material and work in progress

Who would this role suit?

  • At least 10 years working experience with 3-5 years hands on experience in a manufacturing purchasing environment, preferably related to building equipment components and materials
  • A strategic thinker with the ability to contribute at the seniority of the Management Team level
  • Strong leadership skills; with the ability to drive change and process improvements
  • Excellent communication skills; listening and interfacing skills with senior management, suppliers and the ability to provide guidance and mentoring to staff
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously under frequent changing priorities
  • Computer literacy including Word and Excel Specific
  • Background in lean manufacturing processes and a working knowledge of MRP & ERP systems
  • Strong project management skills as well as contract development and international sourcing

If this sounds like the ideal opportunity for you then please apply now for immediate consideration.


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Information

Application Email: katy.84083.12257@4recruiting.aplitrak.com

Consultant: Katy Stephens

Division: Four Supply Chain

Employment type: Permanent

Location: Wigan

Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum

Salary From: 40000

Salary To: 45000

Vacancy ID: KS 06.09.21_1630931262

My client are a leading manufacturer based in Lancashire looking for a Purchasing Manger to come and join their team. This role will be responsible for a £12 million budget and will lead the department which includes; buying, purchasing and stock control.

The successful candidate will be a key member of the Company Management Team, reporting directly into the Managing Director and key responsibilities will include

  • Establishing comprehensive sourcing, purchasing and inventory control processes
  • Reviewing all supplier contracts to achieve cost savings and overall contract management - negotiating supply agreement terms with new and existing suppliers
  • Contributing to the Management Team on company-wide challenges and issues
  • Representing supply management on R&D's new product development initiatives taking a leadership role for coordination of supply management responsibilities
  • Developing supply base contracts and expand scope of current areas of supply (especially on single-source contracts)
  • Identifying and developing potential suppliers in support of growth and operational efficiency objectives
  • Leading project procurement planning, including recommendations on procurement timing and quantities
  • Leverage emerging low cost economies (eg. China, India etc.) through alternative sourcing options. Supplier Performance Management
  • Manage stock to optimal levels; realize inventory cost efficiencies in raw material and work in progress

Who would this role suit?

  • At least 10 years working experience with 3-5 years hands on experience in a manufacturing purchasing environment, preferably related to building equipment components and materials
  • A strategic thinker with the ability to contribute at the seniority of the Management Team level
  • Strong leadership skills; with the ability to drive change and process improvements
  • Excellent communication skills; listening and interfacing skills with senior management, suppliers and the ability to provide guidance and mentoring to staff
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously under frequent changing priorities
  • Computer literacy including Word and Excel Specific
  • Background in lean manufacturing processes and a working knowledge of MRP & ERP systems
  • Strong project management skills as well as contract development and international sourcing

If this sounds like the ideal opportunity for you then please apply now for immediate consideration.

 

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