Sourcing/Purchasing Manager

09 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Adecco in Ashford are proud to be working with and international manufacturing organisation who are seeking a Global Sourcing Manager.

Your job is to have full responsibility of the global Sourcing, Supply and Logistics operations.

In return you will receive a salary £50,000 - £60,000, you will be included in a company Pension Scheme and bonus scheme. You will be entitled to 25 days annual leave (+ 8 days Bank Holiday) and will experience international travel.

Your current skill set and experience must allow you to be able to have the following responsibilities if considered for this role...
-Identify, develop and establish quality global and regional suppliers for commodities, including castings, controls, valves, machined components, pumps, finished parts and composites.
-Establish, distribute and maintain a preferred supplier list.
-Manage and direct global procurement and planning activities using a valid process to select suppliers.
-Design implement and revise, when needed, supply chains that support business strategies adapted to changing market conditions, new business opportunities or cost reduction strategies
-Manage a team of 4
-Travel worldwide 15-20% of your time
-Knowledge of purchasing and supply chain systems

Key performance indicators:
-Reduce material spend.
-Improve supplier performance.

In order to be considered you must have:
-Degree in business, materials management, operations management or related field.
-Experience, in a global operating environment, leading logistics, supply chain or commodity management, inventory control and scheduling operations, preferably for medium volume engineered products/systems.
-Working knowledge of all laws and regulations related to procurement and contracts.
-Knowledge of purchasing and supply chain systems.

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.