Purchasing Manager

AMF Recruitment Ltd
03 Jun 2018
14 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Purchasing Manager
FMCG industry

Our client in the Castleford area, have an immediate requirement to recruit a purchansing manager.

You will work towards a cost effective procurement of the raw material and services portfolio covering a range of categories to support UK site operations, plus supporting procurement activity to settle key raw material contracts for the Group.

Duties Include:

To establish commodity knowledge, enabling the minimisation of market exposure and exploitation of market opportunity

To ensure security of supply through appropriate supplier selection and contracting.

To continually drive down costs building our leveraging position and negotiating added value in all areas of managed spend.

To ensure appropriate purchasing involvement and influence in all areas of managed spend

Research the market for alternative / additional suppliers for new products

Manage supplier performance.

To minimise the transactional cost of buying.

To effectively manage the administration of the procurement process

Internal Management System auditor

Ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate a well versed backgrond in a similar role.
You will hold the CIPS qualification
You will have a proven track record of cost reduction
Excellent negotiation, influencing and communication skills both internally and externally.
Good interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and build good working relationships.
Analytical, highly numerate and able to understand complicated costing models, market indices and price structures.
High levels of integrity and dealing with suppliers in an ethical manner.
Comfortable with the preparation of detailed spreadsheets and use of ERP systems in a manufacturing environment.
Reliable, tenacious and a flexible approach.
Clean driving licence with the flexibility to travel as and when required.

For more info, please call Andrew on (Apply online only).

This vacancy is being advertised by AMF Recruitment Ltd, a specialist recruitment business supporting the manufacturing industry

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