Purchasing Manager

02 Aug 2017
01 Sep 2017
Vakaar Javid
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Purchasing Manager - West Yorkshire

Your new company

A rapidly growing manufacturing business - working at their brand new site

Your new role

Purchasing Manager will hold management responsibility for all aspects of procurement for Raw materials. You will manage the Purchase Order process to ensure all goods and services are raised following established procedures in an efficient and timely manner.

You will own responsibility for managing price negotiations with both existing and new suppliers and will take a pro-active role in reviewing existing supplier arrangements to leverage greater commercial & pricing opportunities.

You will review and set up where necessary new supplier KPI's and manage performance through established supplier relationship metrics to ensure a quality and on-time supplier service (OTD / Quality). You will interrogate the bespoke company IT system to fully understand and forecast material expectations

You will also own reporting activities for material & services spend and will pro-actively seek opportunities for better purchasing initiatives through an analytical and fact-based approach.

What you'll need to succeed

To be successful in this role you will be an experienced purchasing professional who clearly demonstrates the ability to work on your own initiative to plan company targets and will have a mind-set for discovering opportunities for continuous improvement.

Key to this position is the ability to effectively & efficiently manage all raw materials purchasing and to identify and introduce new and improved purchasing processes and train the wider business in new processes.

You will display influential characteristics that will allow you to gain engagement with business directives to drive your initiatives forward.

Ideal to this role will be an experienced purchasing manager / procurement manager from a manufacturing or engineering business.

What you'll get in return

A competitive salary and lots more!

What you need to do now

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