Head of Procurement

Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Purchasing Manager - Bridgend

We are looking for a highly experienced Purchasing/Procurement Manager with excellent team mentoring and strategic procurement experience to join a well established company in Bridgend. The team is relatively self sustained and experienced but we're looking for a Procurement Manager to come on board to guide and mentor the team as well as provide a strategic approach to the team as a whole.


- Member of the leadership team, managing and developing all resources within the purchasing and planning departments.
- Responsible for inventory control ensuring stock levels are maintained at a level to support operations and the requirements to achieve targets.
- Responsible for operations planning in order to meet customer expectations and to minimise WIP.
- Developing key supplier relationships in order to increase flexibility within the supply chain and to create a responsive supply base able to improve product availability and reduce lead times according to changes in demand.
- Deliver cost effective and competitive advantage through supplier development.
- Development of a teamworking culture within the Department to improve overall efficiency.
- Ongoing assessment of purchasing strategies with associated development and implementation of action plans.
- Development and communication of KPIs to monitor departmental performance.
- Management of Corporate procurement and logistic initiatives.
- Ongoing management of the MRP system.

Person Specification

- Degree or equivalent qualification with at least 5 years' experience in supply chain management

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