Purchasing Manager

1 day left

Location
Oxford
Salary
GBP60000 - GBP65000 per annum +
Posted
26 Jul 2017
Closes
25 Aug 2017
Ref
13839514/001
Contact
Michael Stevens
Specialist Area
Purchasing, supply (main)
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Automotive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Purchasing Manager role is required to build a robust supply chain, increase business profitability by reducing costs and developing strategic supplier relationships.

Client Details

Innovative automotive startup based in Oxfordshire that supply a range of the World's leading automotive OEMs. Having just taken on new premises in January to establish manufacturing they are now looking to a appoint a Purchasing Manager to create and manage a true Purchasing department.

Description

  • Identifying short and long term opportunities to develop suppliers, through resourcing or building on relationships already in place.
  • A technical background and ability to learn quickly are critical to understanding the needs of the business.
  • You will be in control of the full process from supplier identification and auditing, contract negotiations, quotations and scheduling, through to metrics and quality performance measurement.
  • You will have experience of working with power semiconductors, microprocessors and general electronic components.
  • Profile

    • The ideal candidate must be capable of working under their own initiative, identifying issues, and working to resolve without supervision.
    • Engineering understanding and how to help in achieving TS16949 but to focus on the commercial purchasing area.
    • In depth understanding of automotive processes and procedures but also be able to work in an organisation undergoing tremendous growth and change.

    Job Offer

    £60,000 - £65,000 + benefits.