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Head of Procurement

Industry SectorBuilding, Construction, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£250 to £500 per day
LocationsDerbyshire, East Midlands, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted30 November 2017

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A leading force in the offsite modular building industry and has the expertise and production capability to deliver high quality, cost effective buildings that meet the current and future needs of their users.

The Role

You will be responsible for developing and deploying the strategic supply chain and procurement activities for manufacturing and warehouse, The role will report directly to the Commercial Director and be a key member of the senior management team. You will have a track record of delivering lean principles and innovation and have experience of managing a cross functional procurement team within an off-site or construction products industry. The role will require someone who has demonstrable experience and understanding of MRP / ERP systems and Bills of Materials (BOMS) processes both development and implementation.

  • Manage, coach and support procurement team.
  • Develop and implement processes, systems, standards and disciplines for procurement and warehousing aligned to manufacturing build processes.
  • Deliver procurement strategy for manufacturing performance, in line with business objectives.
  • Manage capacity and forecast in-line with manufacturing and delivery programmes.
  • Working with the purchasing and warehouse teams to develop and manage the supply base in order to achieve a seamless supply chain.
  • Support individuals to allow growth within their roles and encourage advancement either within the department or other areas of the business.
  • Responsible for the development / implementation of the supply chain and warehousing processes.

Knowledge and Skills
  • You will ideally be degree educated and CIPS qualified with a minimum of 10 years’ experience within a procurement function.
  • You will have a track record of delivering lean principals and innovation.
  • Strategic negotiator with the capability to deliver significant cost reductions throughout the supply chain.
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Good understanding of Lean Manufacturing processes.
  • Strategic sourcing and supply chain management
  • Strong planning and forecasting.
  • Production and material planning.
  • Warehouse management and Kanban systems/processes.
  • Good IT skills.

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