Purchasing Manager

Recruiter
I4 Recruitment Ltd
Location
Watton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
1229380662
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Purchasing Manager - Thetford, Norfolk, competitive salary plus package

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a Global Engineering business. This is newly created role to develop the purchasing department for the business division and manage a small team.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Developing a purchasing strategy

Develop improvement plans with key suppliers and drive quality improvement in the supply chain

Deliver measurable savings through negotiations with new and existing suppliers

Review and analyse all standard product material spend. Identify and realise material savings on standard products

Draft RFQ's packs for key material spend

Conducting research and identifying potential new suppliers

Visiting existing and potential new suppliers, building and maintaining good relationships

Manage supplier performance

Skills/Experience:

Experience in a manufacturing based purchasing role

HND or Degree level educated

Engineering background

People management skills

Excellent communication and negotiation skills

Self-motivated with a passion to deliver Continuous Improvement

Proven ability to deliver cost reductions

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