Procurement Manager

Procurement Manager

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  • Salary:

    45000 Per Annum

  • Contact:

    Blaze Furley

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 976 3540

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Purchasing Manager

Location: Rotherham

Salary: Circa £45k

A local engineering company are now looking for a Purchasing Manager to join their team.

Purchasing Manager - MAIN PURPOSE

To manage Suppliers, people and processes involved in ensuring that supplies of finished product, raw material and services are maintained in a manner that supports the business requirements for cost, service, quality, safety and environmental levels.

Purchasing Manager – Job Role:

  • Manage existing Raw Material and Service providers to the business to ensure consistency of supply which underpins Production & subsequent customer demand levels.
  • Build Relationships with key suppliers whilst constantly ‘bench marking’ to ensure the company benefit from the most competitive industry prices which underpins the companies position as UK Market Leader.
  • Managing Suppliers through the full Supply Chain including:
  • Sourcing/Tenders / Evaluation / recommendations
  • Contracts/Negotiation
  • Demand Forecasting
  • Raw Materials Stock Management
  • Day to Day Material Supply – Cost / Availability / Quality
  • Supplier Sustainability / Risk Management / Ethical issues / Supporting commitment to ESG
  • Develop a clear Procurement strategy which underpins future Manufacturing aspirations.
  • Focused primarily on UK Performance the role will also integrate with similar activity across sister sites to ensure full leverage is gained from ‘group’ supply where materials / components are common.
  • Prepare reports/presentations on market & future price trends with potential business impacts – with recommendations as appropriate.
  • Analyse data and produce reports and statistics on spending/ saving/investment benefits.
  • Actively contribute to the established S&OP process which leads to various models (Stock & Build) in forecasting future sales demand and subsequent supply.
  • Actively contribute to the supply of Factored products which form an intrinsic part of the portfolio and are currently sourced across Europe & Turkey.
  • Authorise & Validate Invoices / Price Changes across all suppliers.
  • Organise Audits /Stock Counts & material for independent bodies.
  • Other duties as deemed appropriate and necessary to support this key position.

Purchasing Manager – Person requirements:

  • The ideal candidate will come from an engineering background as a Purchasing Manager. You will also have the following skills qualifications and experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in purchasing, supply chain management or similar such as CIPS Qualification or Membership
  • Engineering supply chain and/or procurement experience with the ability to add significant value to the UK Supply Chain and with the potential to develop further within the business.
  • Resilient, charismatic leader with strong people management skills.
  • Highly numerate.
  • Strong IT skills including SAP and ERP systems.