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Purchasing Manager

Salary £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Location Staffordshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00044546
Published about 1 year ago

Job Description

I have an incredible opportunity for an enthusiastic Purchasing Manager to join a global manufacturer

This management role has responsibility for coordinating the Purchasing activity, Buyer resources and purchasing budget. Reporting directly to the Group Purchasing Manager the role will be accountable for supplier performance in multiple areas.

Key areas

  • Quality
  • Ensure that the company process is being applied
  • Establish warranty agreements for all new and existing suppliers
  • Cost
  • Be responsible for compiling the annual budgets indicating cost movements, year on year
  • Deliver cost reductions
    • Work with team to apply resources to implement cost down ideas generated by global sourcing opportunities
  • Delivery
  • Ensure the appropriate Supply Chain is established for all new components
  • Work with the Group Logistics team to ensure that the appropriate delivery profile is in place
  • Risk
  • Monitor supplier financial health and ensure that those monitor suppliers "at risk" where needed
  • Establish LTA with suppliers that are in a monopolistic or single source strategic category
  • People
  • Motivate team and ensure each member is properly equipped to perform at the highest level
  • Conduct appraisals and determine appropriate development criteria
  • New Product Introduction
  • Source new suppliers
  • Work with other teams to nominate new suppliers
  • Management
  • Operate as part of a Senior Management team
  • Ensure a category strategy is in place for major categories where they have lead responsibility
  • Relationships
    • Internal and external

The Right Person will have

  • Experience managing teams
  • Experience sourcing globally
  • Proven track record in managing suppliers both new and existing
  • Experience in a multi-interface environment
  • MCIPS qualified
  • Experience in manufacturing

If you would like to find out more about this role including package and benefits then please call Gareth Chapman on 07766 508826 or email him at

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