Purchasing Manager

Recruiter
Morgan Ryder Associates
Location
Wrexham (Wrecsam)
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Due to significant business growth, there is now a fantastic opportunity for an experienced purchasing professional to join the team at this manufacturing site in North Wales. With a strong portfolio of products and an extensive customer base, this company is continuing to increase their turnover and need to ensure their purchasing function can support this growth.

A key focus of the role will be to develop a purchasing strategy that ensures the business can react to customer needs and stays ahead of market fluctuations and prices.

Within the role of Purchasing Manager, responsibilities will be to:-

* Manage a spend of £10m across direct and indirect materials.

* Ensure that strong relationships are built with their predominately European supply base.

* Source new suppliers and negotiate favourable terms.

* Manage commodity prices.

* Ensure supplier capacity as volumes increase.

* Mange risks and opportunities within the supply chain.

* Identify cost saving opportunities and manage through to implementation.

* Develop procurement KPI’s such as price variance reporting.

The successful candidate will have:-

* Experience working within a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

* Experience of commodity purchasing.

* Excellent communication and IT skills.

* Experience achieving cost downs.

* The ability to negotiate high value contracts.

On offer:-

* A salary of £47-55,000 depending upon experience.

* Pension

* Death in service benefit

* Life Assurance

* Healthcare scheme

To apply for this opportunity, please follow the ‘apply now’ button to send your CV through to Emma Brighouse at Morgan Ryder Associates.

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy

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