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Purchasing Manager - Mechanical Handling Equipment

Beaumont Select
Closing date
28 Jan 2022

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Full Time
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A great opportunity for a knowledgeable and confident Purchasing Manager with Mechanical Handling Equipment experience to make a difference in a dynamic, global technology/Engineering organisation...

Key to your success in this role will be your ability to develop and build strong relationships with suppliers, so you will need significant previous experience in a high tech procurement role. You will need to be able to report confidently to the Board of Subsidiaries and Finance Director.

Building up a strong relationship and the development of suppliers is one of the success factors of this role.

Key responsibilities:
  • Knowledge of the Supplier market
  • Responsible for the results of local procurement strategies within the subsidiaries, in accordance with the Lead Buyer
  • To ensure the supply and a sustainable risk management, in accordance with the Lead Buyer
  • Responsible for technical clarification in collaboration with Engineering and Planning Department
  • The efficient fulfilment of the requirements of internal customers
  • To establish Supplier Relationship Management and ensure Supplier development (cost, quality, innovation, risk management)
  • Analysis of the supplier market and sourcing activities
  • To offer support in the sales process for short term price demands (budget price)
  • To execute supplier enquiries and price comparisons (RFI, RFQ)
  • Select and qualify new suppliers with support from Global Procurement & Sourcing, responsible for local supplier ratings and supplier development
  • To be responsible for communication to current suppliers and local representatives of the suppliers
  • Standardisation of terms, conditions and contracts with suppliers
  • Preparation and execution of negotiations (Contract Management)
  • Purchase Order Processing incl. contracts and order confirmation
  • Collaboration and support in tracking of deliveries and current project progress
  • Claim management - to negotiate claims with suppliers
  • Tracking of commodity market changes
  • To perform regular analysis and reporting

Qualifications, Skills & Experience required:
  • Experience in the field of Procurement - Mechanical Handling Equipment
  • Be able to confidently report to the Board of Subsidiaries and Finance Director
  • Commercial and technical knowledge and education
  • Legal awareness regarding capital contracts and working knowledge of MF1, NEC and FIDIC contracts

Purchasing Manager Profile:
  • Advanced organisational skills
  • Efficient and solution orientated
  • Ability to act based on facts and to make decisions even in unstructured and uncertain situations
  • Positive, constructive and self-confident
  • Ability to analyse failures and problems and to develop possible solutions
  • Willingness to improve and extend personal skills and knowledge to be prepared for future challenges and tasks
  • Experience with ISO accreditation (9001, 14001) would be an advantage
  • Advanced knowledge of lT-tools for procurement
  • Advanced business English skills
  • German speaking desirable

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If you would like to know more about this opportunity, please call Karen Laker on +44 (0)1403 248448

Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue-chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency. Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business
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