A Manufacturing business at the cutting edge of technology is looking to recruit a Purchasing Manager to head up a team of Category and Commodity Managers.
To be successful in your application you will need to have excellent leadership and team development skills, a strategic purchasing mind with the ability to create a vision for the future of purchasing for you team to follow.
Reporting to the Head of Procurement you will be responsible for the following:
Develop Category / commodity strategies
Responsible for supplier performance
Develop Supplier Relationship Management
Lead supplier performance reviews
Improve and maintain supply chain performance KPIs
Negotiate stock holding levels
Responsible for all commercial aspects of supplier relationship
Complete responsibility for life cycle costs on respective commodities for all projects
Mitigate commercial risk to the business
Your Experience and Qualifications
Purchasing and Supply Chain experience gained within Engineering, Technology or Maintenance
Track record of leading strategic procurement specialists
Strategic management capability
Knowledgeable of Warehousing and Distribution logistics operations
Degree qualifications and CIPS qualified or equivalent
Able to influence others with reasoned arguments
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