Purchasing Manager

Resource Group
01 Feb 2018
13 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Purchasing Manager
Salary/ Rate: £45,000
Location: West Midlands

Job Overview
My client, a well-established manufacturing company, are currently looking to appoint an experienced Purchasing Manager. The purpose of the position is as followed;
-To negotiate costs and other terms effectively in line with departments objectives, business plan, procedures and Company direction
-To identify and recommend cost reduction opportunities for existing products
-To monitor commodity market trends that can effect the company
-To ensure continuity of supply
-To source new parts as required
-Agree/maintain standards and KPI's with supplier
-To maintain and improve the introduction of new products and localisation of new components with suppliers meeting the quality, cost and delivery targets

-To be responsible for negotiating the lowest total acquisition costs for components and materials required for the manufacture and assembly of professional power tools - whilst maintaining agreed levels of product quality, delivery performance and customer satisfaction
-To identify and recommend suppliers for existing and new components in order to meet cost reduction targets and remove consistently poor performing suppliers
-To co-ordinate and manage effectively the release, progressing and repliers to quotation with recommendations and proposals
-To act as the first point of contact between company and its supplier base
-To hold regular review meetings with key suppliers to discuss delivery / quality performance and ensuring that improvement plans and non-conformances are closed in the required time frame
-To monitor critical commodity markets trends in order to provide the base information required to conduct effective strategic supplier negotiations
-To manage the drafting of purchasing contract between company and new / existing suppliers for consideration and approval
-To be responsible for negotiating the lowest total acquisition cost for indirect goods and services whilst maintaining agreed levels of quality, delivery performance and customer satisfaction

Key Skills/ Experience required:

-Degree qualified would be an advantage
-Experience within a high volume manufacturing engineering environment
-Implementation of project management (NPI)
-Implementation of 5s, Kaizen and TPM
-Capable of understanding / reading complex product engineering drawings
-Experience in identifying cost reduction opportunity through VA/VE analysis of components commodities and manufacturing processes
-Experience within supply chain development, with specific focus on technical, quality and commercial matters
-Experience in managing vendor tooling activities and production processes
-Experienced in the process of negotiation with vendors at all levels, together with the development and implementation supplier agreements
-Experience in auditing new and existing suppliers within EU, with regards to commercial, technical and process capability
-Capable of managing service cross functional projects within time scales and budgets
-Experience managing small teams
If you are interested in this position please forward a copy of your up to date CV to (url removed) or call Lee Heath on (Apply online only) to find out more.

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