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Purchasing Manager

Employer
Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
3 Jun 2022

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Opportunity to lead from the front with an ever expanding business in South Wales.

Client Details

My client is a successful business that has experienced significant growth and investment within the medical space and pride themselves in their culture. With continual investment into the business and team this is one not to be missed.

Description

The successful purchasing manager will be responsible for:
  • Delivering key business changes and improvement programmes within the business to achieve growth plans
  • Developing and implementing cost saving procurement strategies
  • Identifying strategic suppliers both domestically and worldwide
  • End to end supplier vetting
  • Managing and improving stock roll-out and OTD
  • Management of contracts at various stages of contract lifecycle requiring strong commercial acumen
  • Collaborating with business stakeholders to deliver desired business outcomes.
  • managing Direct Production spend and the Indirect Spend
  • Coordinate site input to Group Projects
  • Manage the Site Purchasing team
  • New Supplier On boarding: Sign off / approval
  • Track related markets and feed stock cost drivers

Profile

The successful candidate will have:
  • Previous experience within a similar role with clear evidence of significant cost savings
  • Proven success in business improvement
  • Strong analytical and drive to achieve success through change
  • A results orientated mindset, with the ability to work under pressure
  • Strong negotiating ability. Must work with supplier and drive cost saving initiatives
  • The ability to communicate to upper management and other stakeholders on cost savings in clear and concise terms
  • Ideally experience working with suppliers worldwide
  • Focused to drive out waste, and target the value added

Job Offer

The role offers a salary up to 50k plus additional benefits.
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