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Interim Purchasing Manager

Industry SectorFMCG - Food & Drink, Manufacturing
Salary£250 to £350 per day
Town/CityHigh Wycombe
LocationsBuckinghamshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted23 January 2018

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An Interim Purchasing Manager opportunity too work in a leading global manufacturer.

Your new company
Is a leading manufacturer within there specialist industry area with a global footprint. They currently employ over 500 people across eight global locations and they are part of a larger global group. This position reports directly into the Supply Chain Manager and is part of a team of five.

Your new role
The main purpose of this role is to ensure the organisation pays best price for goods and services which will lead cost saving initiatives across the site. The role will also require an individual to negotiate all supplier driven cost increases.
  • Negotiate and agree contracts, monitoring the quality of service provided
  • Negotiate all proposed supplier price increases to reduce negative impact on 2018 budget
  • Ensure company systems (AX Dynamics) & supplier and lead time data is current and accurate at all times
  • Forecast price trends and their impact on future activities
  • Conduct research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality
  • Purchase raw materials from minimum stock report and live orders
  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure delivery meets manufacturing schedule and future demand
  • Update purchasing tracker for the year to highlight any price changes
  • Co-ordinate with the Operations team on raw material ordering and delays
  • Work with the demand planner to analyse existing minimum stock and adjust according to demand
  • Management of raw material stocks through use of MRP systems and internal reporting
  • Monitor quality and service issues and take corrective actions as needed
  • Adhere to company procedures and audit compliance
  • Perform any other duties as assigned to ensure success of projects, individuals and the company

What you'll need to succeed
Ideally an applicant will have Food/Ingredients Industry experience and be CIPS qualified or studying towards CIPS. This organisation has recently implemented an AX dynamic system so any previous experience with this system would be an advantage.

What you'll get in return
An interim role for between 3-6 months working for a dynamic and a very interesting organisation.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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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