Purchasing Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Bourne End
Posted
11 Feb 2019
Closes
23 Feb 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Responsibility for the purchasing, project management, planning and logistics functions for a global leader in packaging within the apparel and footwear industry. Reporting into the Senior Supply Chain & Operations Manager EMEA, this role will be accountable for the set-up, planning and purchasing of a defined product range, ensuring that all elements of this are covered in order to maintain stock levels and supply to customers.

Client Details

My client is a global leader in functional materials and labelling solutions for the retail apparel and footwear industry who serves customers in the consumer packaging, logistics, apparel industrial and health care industries.

Description

  • Project management of the start up of the new business unit in the UK Distribution Centre.
  • Procurement, planning and forecasting in order to manage inventory levels and maximise service to the customer while hitting inventory level and working capital targets.
  • Working with the Warehouse team to ensure the effective flow of products from supply source through to the customer.
  • Coordinating the receipt and shipping of all goods to maintain service metrics.
  • Developing and implementing new processes and policies.
  • Coordinating with the EU and Global Procurement team to ensure all import requirements are covered.
  • Continuously improving performance standards and processes, in conjunction with the Senior Leadership team.

Profile

  • Proactive approach to work
  • Resilient and results orientated with a strong quality focus and can work to tight deadlines
  • Examples of developing and implementing lean processes
  • Management Experience
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong influencing skills

Job Offer

Competitive salary and package

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