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Job Title

Purchasing Manager

RecruiterRobert Walters
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
LocationsCheshire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted01 June 2017

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An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Head of Procurement for an ambitious manufacturer based at their factory in South Manchester

Main Purpose of the Role:

The Head of Procurement will manage the purchasing of raw materials and services to deliver best cost and total value. working with piers to identify and develop strategy that will deliver continuous improvement in quality, cost, risk mitigation, service and innovation.

Responsibilities of the role include:
  • To manage the supplier base ensuring transparency of spending
  • To generate and implement efficient sourcing and category plans to deliver best cost and total value
  • To analyse and calculate the costs of procurement and formulate plans to decrease expenditure
  • To invent and execute negotiation strategies to deliver profitable contracts and deals
  • Work with operations and logistics to ensure an effective supply chain and improved productivity levels

Skills/Experience Required:
  • Previous experience of leading procurement function role within a manufacturing business
  • Advanced negotiation skills and the ability to maintain a professional network
  • High level of analytical and numerical skills with an understanding of financial impact of procurement decisions
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel, with competent use of all other MS Office programs
  • Knowledge of the end to end supply chain process within a fast paced environment

If you are interested in the role, click to apply or contact Lee Carey at Robert Walters for further information.

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