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Purchasing Manager

Recruiter: Hays Recruitment
Location: Grimsby
Salary: £45,000
Application date: 15th Jan 2021

Your new role
An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Purchasing Manager on a full time, permanent basis within North East Lincolnshire. As a key member of the purchasing team, you will be responsible for driving purchasing initiatives within the organisation and strategically manage all purchasing activities (direct & indirect). THis would include ensuring suppliers are managed and key relationships established; this will include managing existing supplier performance (KPI’s) as well as looking at sourcing and onboarding new suppliers when required. You will also be heavily involved in working with key business stakeholders and ensuring raw materials are at the required levels for manufacturing and sales orders.

Key responsibilities include:
Establishing strong supplier relationships to improve supply conditions and performance
Establishing a commercial focussed purchase function
Conduct Risk assessment analysis and audits on supplier base and formalise a rating reporting process
Strong collaborations with New Product Introduction programs to achieve best value in BOM’s.
Cost negotiation and benchmarking activity to target and achieve ongoing cost reductions
Commercial management of overall cost to business of all aspects supply, both direct and indirect.
Assisting in managing and monitoring supply KPI processes to achieve supplier performance targets
Develop and maintain effective relationships across various department stakeholders.· Travel

What you’ll need to succeed
Experience in a similar strategic Purchasing / Procurement function is essential
Experience within a manufacturing environment would be high advantageous
A relevant professional qualification in Purchasing (CIPS), or similar graduate qualification is desired
Proven purchasing experience in conducting key supplier meetings and managing negotiations
Effective organisational skills and a proven ability to meet target deadlines and timescales
Excellent interpersonal skills with a proactive approach to continuous improvement influencing overall supply frameworks
Keen eye for numerical detail, producing accurate data analysis and reports·
Strong ICT skills, Excel and ERP/MRP systems

What you’ll get in return
Salary up to £45,000 per annum
Full company benefits package
Full Time, Permanent position
Free, onsite parking

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