Planning & Purchasing Manager

Recruiter
Orion Electrotech
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
15 Oct 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
How would you like to work for one of the UK's most innovative and exciting manufacturers, as a Planning & Purchasing Manager? We are a worldwide brand working on high end transportation products, we design and manufacture on our facility based in Middlesex.
Responsible for the day to day management of the Purchasing department, motivating and leading the team are essential qualities in this role. The chosen Planning & Purchasing Manager will ensure that parts are brought to the correct specification, on time and cost effectively.

The Planning & Purchasing Manager's main responsibilities will be:
Maintain records of goods ordered and received and ensuring that any errors are corrected.
Control the Purchasing Department budgets.
Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
Managing the overall team's day to day activities.
Attending meeting with various departments, including Sales, Design, Quality and finance.
Overseeing the placing of purchase orders with suppliers, ensuring costs are maintained along with delivery times.
Supporting the NPI process and ensuring new products meet the NPI demands, including sourcing, supplier selection and QCD.
Monitoring stock to ensure forecast accuracy.
Actioning and resolving of purchasing, stock, and freight related issues.
Reporting monthly the KPI's for the department, with action plans to address any adverse trends.
Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.
Working on projects including but limited to ERP/APS.
Visiting and auditing suppliers.
Working with internal stakeholders to foster an environment of continuous improvements.
Actively engage in the S&OP process and be one of the key contributors to the meeting.

Key skills & experience to be the successful Planning & Purchasing Manager:
Good communication skills at different levels of the business
Keen attention to detail
Motivational and positive attitude
Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
Punctual, methodical, adaptable and reliable
Good communication skills at different levels of the business
Keen attention to detail
Motivational and positive attitude
Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
Punctual, methodical, adaptable and reliable
5 years minimum experience working in a similar role working in a Manufacturing environment
Excellent experience with MRP

Along with a competitive salary you will be awarded Workplace Pension Scheme, Season Ticket Loan, Childcare Vouchers, Flexible Working, Cycle to Work Scheme to name just a few benefits, to hear more hit the APPLY NOW button!

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