Procurement Manager

Location
Bristol
Salary
GBP50000 - GBP55000 per annum + Pension, Car
Posted
28 Feb 2018
Closes
28 Mar 2018
Ref
13888653/001
Contact
David Day
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is an opportunity to really put your stamp on a role which will evolve under your ownership. You will manage a small team with the ability to grow headcount.

Client Details

A manufacturer and supplier in to the Defence industry.

Description

  • Define a commodity-based procurement strategy which optimises the cost of procured goods whilst maintaining excellent standards of supplier performance and product quality
  • Evaluate and control purchase requisitions to hold minimum inventory required to achieve production programme. This includes considering and defining order policies, order quantities, safety stock, minimums and maximums
  • Ensure that stock levels enable stores picking dates can be met in line with production requirements
  • Responsible for new supplier selection processes, including RFIs and RFPs, as well as maintaining relationships with existing suppliers to ensure that goods arrive on time, in full and on quality
  • Build internal relationships with the Operations Director as well as the rest of the Board to communicate the procurement strategy and report on results
  • Define, develop and implement contractual relationships with suppliers, ensuring that appropriate and audit-able standards, controls and governance frameworks are in place

Profile

  • Be able to quickly define a strategy in order to meet cost, inventory level, supplier performance and quality targets
  • Possess excellent stakeholder management skills and will have proven background of leading successful negotiations
  • Show a clear track record of innovation and being able to think outside of the box in a commercial role
  • A self-starter with a strong ability to problem solve
  • MCIPS qualified or working towards
  • Formal Lean and other project management training is desirable
  • High exposure to outsourcing would be preferable

Job Offer

Salary tops out at £55,000

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