A fantastic opportunity for a forward thinking individual in the purchasing world to join a market leading manufacturing company
Are you currently looking for your next step in your purchasing career?
Do you want to join a market leader?
Do you want to get your foot on the management ladder?
Have you got what it takes to be a Supply Chain Team Leader?
I am looking for a Supply Chain Team Leader to join a fast paced environment in the manufacturing sector.
Main accountabilities for this role are:
Monitoring department workload of a team consisting of 2 Supply Chain Coordinators and a Purchasing Manager and ensuring timely completion of all Purchasing related duties.
Work closely with internal stakeholders and supply chain to maximise product cost reductions in line with purchasing strategy
Deliver cost reduction strategies
Proactively manager supplier performance of non-direct contracts such as workwear, mobile phones etc.
Work alongside the Purchasing Manager and Quality Manager to introduce regular supplier audit program
The ideal candidate will have:
Excellent organisational and communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build effective working relationships at all levels of the business
Be able to work as part of a team and on their own initiative
Motivate and supervise a team to ensure that all necessary tasks are completed in a timely fashion
Good computer skills, including use of an ERP system
Ideally part CIPS qualified
Ability to hit the ground running and integrate quickly into a team environment
Ability to identify areas for improvement and act upon them
Willingness to see projects through to completion
Purchasing experience is required, ideally at a supervisory level
Experience of managing imports and exports
Ideally experience of running Inward Processing Relief (IPR)
Use of Purchasing, Stock Management and Supplier Monitoring via an ERP system
Proven track record of negotiating prices with suppliers
Experience of working in an aerospace or manufacturing background
In return the company is offering:
£28,000 - £30,000 per annum
25 days holiday a year (+ 8 bank holidays)
Quarterly bonus scheme
1% pension contribution (increases with service)
Plus other benefits
If this type of role is of interest to you then please contact Gareth Chapman on 07766 508826 or email him at
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