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Head of Purchasing

Industry SectorOther
Salary£275 to £325 per day
LocationsEast Midlands, Northamptonshire
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted12 July 2018

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I am working with Europe’s leading animal feed manufacturer. c6 month Contract

Your new company
I am working with Europe’s leading animal feed manufacturer. c6 month Contract

Your new role
As Head of Purchasing you shall oversee the operation of the Purchasing department and organise the procurement of Raw Materials and other products to ensure “Best Bought” positions. Negotiate and liaise with external suppliers as necessary and oversee all purchase contract negotiation.
You shall be required to prepare appropriate reports for external regulatory bodies and internal customers as required. Excellent budget management would be required and, to ensure expenditure is in line with Cash Flow predictions.

What you'll need to succeed
Knowledge and Experience
  • Previous experience of working to deadlines within the procurement functions of medium to large manufacturing enterprises.
  • Previous experience of using spread sheet techniques or bespoke software to monitor Raw Material prices
  • Good report writing skills
  • Sound understanding of the processes required within an ERP environment
  • Ability to liaise with all levels of company personnel
  • Time Management and ability to work on own initiative

Preferred Skills
  • Good Microsoft skills (Excel/Word)
  • Member of the Institute of Purchasing & Supply

What you'll get in return
For your hard work you shall receive a competitive rate.

What you need to do now
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If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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