Purchasing Manager

Location
Leicester
Salary
GBP40000 - GBP45000 per annum +
Posted
13 Sep 2017
Closes
13 Oct 2017
Ref
13854234/001
Contact
Andrew John Cooke
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Aerospace Industry - Global Brand - One of the largest companies in the world - Progression Opportunities

Client Details

Fasteners and Rings - Operate in Aerospace, Automotive, Construction, Energy, Defence and Space.

Description

Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies

Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness

Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms

Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation

Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power

Perform cost and scenario analysis, and bench-marking

Assess, manage and mitigate risks

Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers

Determine quantity and timing of deliveries

Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand

Profile

Proven working experience as purchasing manager, agent or officer

Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management

Interest in market dynamics along with business sense

A knack for negotiation and networking

Working experience of vendor management software

Ability to gather and analyse data and to work with figures

Solid judgement along with decision making skills

Strong leadership capabilities

MCIPS or Masters desirable.

CIPS or Degree would also enhance success.

Job Offer

- Great Salary

- Progression

- Global Business

- Multi-Site Operations