Purchasing Manager

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Preston, UK
25 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Purchasing Manager / Preston / £40,000 - £50,000

Your new company

You will join an award winning employer who are industry leading and growing substantially year on year.

Your new role
  • Responsible for development and implementation of Procurement policy and plans
  • Working closely with the budget holders you will provide expertise and manage tenders, supplier negotiations and contract development
  • Ensure that the risk to the business posed by the supply chain is minimised by proactively managing the supply chain performance, carrying out due diligence and through provision of an efficient internal stores.
  • Regularly review and update the business on the progress of the Purchasing Action Plans.
  • Develop and implement a tender decision framework that considers total value, risk and other key criteria.
  • Carry out a purchasing review of all material contracts and provide advice to contract owner.
  • Work closely with Finance to ensure adequate data is available to the business in order to manage the purchasing spend.
  • Manage stock levels to ensure availability of critical spares, whilst maximising the value from working capital.

What you'll need to succeed

You will be a motivated Procurement professional who can demonstrate track record of success alongside the following-
  • Procurement experience in a manufacturing or Industrial environment at Buyer / Senior Buyer or Purchasing Manager level
  • CIPS Qualified or working towards
  • Excellent communicator across a range of stakeholder levels and professional areas
  • Have a determined, proactive and flexible approach to your daily commercial duties
  • Forward thinking in your Procurement practices and able to lead on strategy implementation
  • CAPEX Procurement experience beneficial

What you'll get in return

Competitive salary based on experience and qualification plus benefits

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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