Purchasing Manager

Recruiter
Support Services Group
Location
Royston
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
16 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We have an opportunity available for a Purchasing Manager for a leading manufacturer of aerospace components.

Main purpose of job

Develop and manage the procurement department including setting targets and monitoring performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promoting the effective management of suppliers to sustain value throughout the life of the contract.
  • Building and maintaining outstanding relationships whilst logging and tracking supplier performance.
  • Enhancing relationships to ensure effective execution of strategies and drive cost savings.
  • Ensuring that manufacturing is not compromised due to non-availability of parts.
  • Carrying out NPI/RFI/RFQ, and making sourcing recommendations.
  • Monitoring the health of the Supplier and identifying risk.
  • Responsibility for the leadership and line management of direct reports.
  • Providing regular reporting to the Senior Team and Directors.

Position Requirements:

  • Supplier focused with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Highly developed business acumen and negotiation/influencing skills.
  • Member of Institute of Purchasing and Supply (or currently studying for membership).
  • A working knowledge of relevant standards (AS9100) preferred but not essential as training will be given.
  • A working knowledge of MRP procurement systems.
  • Procurement and supplier management experience essential.
  • Effective communication skills at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Minimum Intermediate Excel knowledge essential