Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager
We are looking to employ a career driven Purchasing focused Supply Chain Manager with a passion for meticulously improving Supply Chain & Purchasing functions across local & international suppliers. If you have experience in Purchasing, Supply Chain, Demand Planning & Inventory Management, then this is an excellent opportunity with bundles of scope, future prospects and autonomy.
Location North Kent / South London (M25)
(Circa £35k - £40k) + Basic Salary + PR Bonus + Pension & Benefits + Career Development
The company is a specialist manufacturing and distribution arm of a large, independently owned engineering group, free to make autonomous business decisions to influence bottom line contribution for the group. Whilst experience level is a deciding factor, we are also open, to considering ambitious Procurement & Supply Chain professionals looking for a challenge where they can morph, grow into and develop their own remit.
In short, our ideal candidate will....
Be qualified or working towards a formal procurement & supply chain qualification such as CIPS or
Ideally possess a minimum of 3 years working in a joint procurement & supply chain function, preferably within a manufacturing or raw materials procurement capacity.
Possess experience of handling a substantial number of suppliers internationally.
Be experienced in managing a high volume of SKU'S from a wide supplier base.
Feel at home sourcing raw materials and understand materials planning aspect to support manufacturing.
Have the gravitas and analytical mind to work with suppliers and benchmark supplier performance.
Understand freight, logistics and the impact of inbound supply chain.
Enjoy sourcing new suppliers globally.
Feel comfortable in building solid negotiation cases with suppliers.
Work in tandem and seamlessly with all areas of the business.
Possess excellent attention to detail with high levels of precision, communicating clearly & succinctly at all levels.
Deploy excellent PC and analytical skills, particularly excel spread sheet work as the role carries intrinsic analysis of data, parts supply and supplier performance.
Positive character with a bright outlook and prepared to go the extra mile. The company are fully prepared to support the successful applicant through continued professional development and genuine career advancement in line with performance.
To apply for the Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager role please forward your CV to Glen Shepherd, at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Glen directly on (phone number removed) for a further chat on the job.
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