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Purchasing Manager

Recruiter: Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Location: Warrington
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + Car Allowance, Bonus & Pension
Application date: 7th Jul 2021

This multi-site FMCG packaging manufacturer are looking to recruit a Purchasing Manager to unify the procurement processes across the UK sites. The Purchasing Manager will be ideally have experience in a multi-site role within an FMCG/packaging/plastics manufacturing business.

The Purchasing Manager duties will include:

Analyse savings potential of central purchasing within the UK vs decentralised at site level for various products and services.
Implement and realise saving projects.
Decisions on new centrally procured products and services with the Senior Management Team.
Develop a procurement strategy for these products and services.
Minimise procurement risks.
Cooperation with other areas / departments in the business.
Central price negotiations for the UK Region.
Contract negotiations with suppliers
Informing the business about prices, discounts rebates etc from supply agreements.
Close collaboration with all relevant departments, Operations, Finance, Corporate Purchasing to meet plant metrics and goals.
Establish and maintain supplier relationships

The Purchasing Manager will have:

Related business qualifications / CIPS
Purchasing experience within a complex FMCG manufacturer.
Entrepreneurial thinking
Negotiation skills, results oriented
Lead by example with regards to business ethics

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