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RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£28,000 to £33,000 per annum
Town/CityCoventry
LocationsWest Midlands, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted26 October 2017

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You will play a lead role in the transition of a manufacturing process to china.

Liaising with suppliers to identify issues and gain an understanding of the processes

Client Details

A manufacturer of automotive technology.

Description



  • Manage and support the existing supply chain issues, to ensure a seamless transition of the water cooled production to China.
  • Visit suppliers – undertake off site visits to understand the supplier issues, and gain an understanding of the process.
  • Purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
  • Ensure continuous supply of required goods and materials and communicate any supply problems which may pose a risk or impact on business operations
  • Develop ideas and strategies to improve operational efficiency, add value, aid business performance and work towards a strategy of continuous improvement
  • Assess and evaluate suppliers and undertake performance reviews to ensure contract compliance and manage performance improvement activities
  • Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken in relation to all supplier relationships
  • Ensure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures and during supplier negotiations and contracts award process.
  • Explore alternate sources for goods and materials
  • Assess tenders and quotations from potential suppliers
  • Prepare purchase orders in line with final negotiations with selected suppliers and in line with organisational targets and requirements
  • Support product change requests and review and communicate the impact on capacity plans
  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and ensure good communications



Profile

The successful candidate will be able to display a good strategic purchasing mindset, along with being able to effectively manage suppliers and build lasting profitable and efficient relationships.

Job Offer

A 12 month, salaried contract.

A great opportunity to undertake an incredibly unique and niche role .

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