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Job Title

Purchasing Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorFMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing
Salary£45,000 to £55,000 per annum
BenefitsCar Allowance, Pension Benefits
LocationsSouth West, Wiltshire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted11 January 2019

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This role is responsible for Direct Commodities and sourcing and selection of suppliers, risk management and cost reduction within a spend made up of CMO's and Raw Materials and Packaging from a global supply base.

This is an excellent opportunity to step into a leadership role in procurement if you have previous management skills.

Client Details

Our client is an innovative and successful business based in Wiltshire. This is a chance to join a very talented management team that has already made the business a leader in it's field.


A highly capable Sourcing professional is required to manage a portion the current portfolio of suppliers as well as build systems and processes for the future growth

The position will be based in Wiltshire , some travel, UK and international, will be expected.

Key responsibilities of position

  • Support our supply network strategy, including the selection and appointment of suppliers

  • Supplier relationship management, leading performance analysis and management of suppliers

  • Commercial Contract management and compliance with suppliers

  • Identifies and manages risks and opportunities to our direct product costs

  • Demonstrated background in Global FMCG/Pharma/Cosmetics Procurement Function
  • Able to Demonstrate Commercial Achievements
  • Knowledge of Contract Manufacturing spend
  • Strong relationship management skills;
  • End-to-end strategic sourcing processes, including spend analysis, supplier screening, benchmarking, negotiations, supplier performance management, scorecards, contracting, and savings tracking
  • Proven track record of delivering cost savings
  • Calm influencing and excellent persuasive skills in negotiating both internally and externally
  • Excellent presentation skills and organisational skills
  • Ability to cope under pressure
  • Leadership skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • High level of contract knowledge Strong numerical and analytical aptitude
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills Excellent presentation skills and organisational skills

Job Offer

£45000 - £55000 with excellent benefits

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