Purchasing Manager - CE19501

Position type
Key skills
West Midlands
Salary (from)
Actual Rate
40k - 50k
Contact name
Caroline Evans
Contact telephone
01332 293 605
Contact email
Last Updated
February 26th, 2018

Purchasing Manager
40,000 - 50,000 (car, pension, bupa)
Role and Responsibilities
Responsibility for contract management and supplier development along with managing two buyers and a small materials / scheduling team. Identifying alternative sources and working towards long term supplier agreements. Support the Head of Supply Chain and be the focal point of the department during the absence of the department head.
Sourcing of new products and services and the issuing of RFQ's.
Conduct competitive bid exercises to test pricing and sourcing strategies.
Continual development of supply base.
Address and Resolve commercial / performance issues with suppliers
Support ongoing development of small procurement team.
Introduce and develop best practice within the dept.
Support Head of supply Chain in the implementation and execution of the Supply Chain Strategy
Identify and manage risk within the Supply Chain.
Manage the Supply Chain KPI Dashboard by ensuring purchasing metrics are met by proactively identifying performance issues and driving effective plans to mitigate issues when they arise
Manage a small team both at head office and in the field.
Take a proactive lead in resolving supplier related delivery issues
? Works accurately and efficiently - identifying improvements in existing processes and implementing change to develop efficiencies
Maintain supplier performance at an agreed level
To achieve best cost for goods and services against agreed savings targets
Key supplier engagement with LTA's / Preferred supplier status
Preferable MCIPS Qualified
Proven negotiation skills
Operational purchasing experience within a manufacturing environment
Excellent working knowledge and use of Microsoft Office
Supervisory / Man-management experience
Contract negotiation
Contract / supplier management experience
Direct / In Direct purchasing experience
? Good interpersonal skills, particularly team working and building
? Ability to achieve deadlines consistently
? Excellent analytical skills with an ability to compile a reason justification
? Effective communication skills
? Presentation and ability to manage meetings with all stakeholders

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