Reed Procurement & Supply Chain
12 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a purchasing manage to join a FMCG company and help shape the UK, Global / Regional purchasing strategies

• To ensure that appropriate standards of conduct are complied with at all times
• To Develop the Group Purchasing plan and activities on relevant categories in line with the Group procurement strategy and policies
• Responsible for the Management and control of procurement budgets in line with Group strategy
• To Ensure timely material price data submission in line with agreed timetables
• To Coordinate materials price change analysis and evaluate impacts
• To Forecast all procurement needs across all areas in the UK and consolidate as appropriate:
• To Create and implement Procurement KPI’s and implement plans to ensure these are achieved
• To Manage and analyse trends in company spending and monitor inventory control in order to make recommendations for the future, and to identify areas for necessary savings.
• To Establish effective and efficient processes and milestones to ensure successful completion of major initiatives
• To Develop and implement all purchasing policies and procedures across the organisation
• To Assist other departments in developing and implementing purchasing strategies for products
• To Review and trace production needs to assure materials ordering in scope of procurement responsibility
• To assist in developing materials specifications, performance terms and/or acceptance criteria
• To Negotiate commercial conditions and contracts, including but not exclusively obtaining legal review of contracts as and when required and evaluate competitive offers
• To Administer contracts/purchase orders from award to completion or hand off to factory replenishment process department or internal users

Solid experience in purchasing in Ford and Retrial FMCG preferably international and matrix organisation
Ability to analyse and evaluate data
Degree qualified or equivalent
Ability to meet financial targets

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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