Purchasing Manager

Recruiter
John Ashley Recruitment
Location
Alconbury, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
21 Sep 2019
Ref
1244270562
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
John Ashley are pleased to be representing this National organisation which has enjoyed substantial growth and are now recruiting a highly effective and result driven purchasing professional
The opportunity
To ensure the purchasing process across the manufacturing site is managed and provides an efficient cost-effective service to internal and external customers and a robust inbound supply chain. This will include supporting day to day purchasing and supply chain activity ensuring all direct and indirect site requirements are met with consideration to Cost, Quality and Service elements as well as leading and supporting site, divisional and group procurement initiatives.
Key Responsibilities
Responsibility for the performance of the inbound supply chain into the site manufacturing operations to include all materials and PPE
Be the focal point for any purchase or supply chain related areas for the site
Develop effective supply chain solutions and strategies to deliver the business needs
Provide leadership and support to the site in relation to any purchase and supply chain issues, and escalate as appropriate
Review and align site purchasing processes to ensure efficient and consistent methods are adopted with best practice shared across the manufacturing division
Audit site purchases to ensure adherence to group/divisional supply agreements
Ensure supplier performance is measured and managed in terms of Quality, Cost and Service
Lead and support supply chain cost reduction initiatives across the site ensuring all key stakeholders are engaged in the process. Ensure cost reduction opportunities are identified and work in conjunction with the relevant Category Manager as appropriate to deliver savings opportunities
Responsibility for working capital reduction initiatives, focusing on payment terms and direct material stocks
Gather, analyse and provide site supply chain data to support local and divisional requirements
What you need to succeed:
Graduate calibre
Membership of Chartered Institute Purchasing and Supply
Preferably a minimum of 3 years' experience of purchasing and supply chain management in a multi-site manufacturing environment
Strong interpersonal, analytical, influencing and negotiating skills
Organisational and priority management skills,
Computer literate in Microsoft and procurement systems
Results focused with sound commercial and financial awareness
Presentation/communication skills
Ability to prioritise workload and manage multiple projects across multiple locations.
You will need a high degree of initiative and drive as this is a very fast moving production facility that requires highly efficient procurement planning and constantly improving systems and cost analysis.
For an early consideration please apply online and contact John Gartell in the first instance

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