Purchasing Manager

Recruiter
Lean Engineering Recruitment
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£40000 - 50000 Per Annum
Posted
01 Aug 2017
Closes
01 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Purchasing Manager
Birmingham
Salary: circa £45k

A leading global manufacturer supplying the industrial and retail sector is looking to hire an experienced Purchasing Manager. You will oversee all planning and purchasing for a busy production line, you will be keeping schedules up to date with sales forecasts and maintaining relationships with Far East suppliers.

Key responsibilities as a Purchasing Manager:

- Overall responsibility for a production purchase budget of circa £25 million p.a.
- Overall responsibility for supplier selection and contract negotiations.
- Monitor raw material prices and report monthly commodity price movements.
- Provide detailed monthly reports of material movements to Group Finance Director.
- Strategic purchase of raw materials to ensure "best price"..
- Control, mentor and support Purchasing team to achieve their objectives.
- In conjunction with Group Technical Director take responsibility for "Make V Buy "decisions.
- Responsibility for All Far East suppliers covering all aspects of supply in particular contract negotiations and NPD projects.
- Regular supplier visits both UK and overseas.
- Responsibility to deliver significant savings for Non Production purchase orders over £1000. Annual spend circa £15million.
- Recruit and develop purchasing team to deliver world class materials supply.
- Responsibility for the negotiation of all contracts for site services(canteen,cleaning etc) company cars and the temporary labour contract(Staffline currently).
- Monitor team performance in line with KPI'S eg. Purchase Price Variance.
- Major involvement in our Lean Manufacturing Team strategy.

Purchasing Manager requirements:

The ideal candidate must come a manufacturing environment with international supplier relations as a Purchasing Manager. You will also have the following skills, qualifications and experience:

- Proven background in a Purchasing Manager role with direct reported
- Experience in international supplier relationship and contract management
- Proven background controlling budget and reducing external spend High competency level in use of Microsoft Office (Excel. PowerPoint, Word)
- Strong sense of ?business acumen' and analytical skills
- Ability to confidently present to and challenge business leadership

As the Purchasing Manager, you will be joining a highly reputable manufacturer who distribute and supply to the Global Market, they can offer excellent career progression opportunities, plus a highly competitive salary package.

Apply for the Purchasing Manager role today using the links provided.

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