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Supply Chain & Procurement Manager

RecruiterBis Henderson Recruitment
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£40,000 to £60,000 per annum
LocationsEssex, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted12 January 2018

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We have an opportunity for a Supply Chain & Procurement Manager to work with a global manufacturer within a niche market.

The role involves negotiating material pricing and leading a team of three direct reports, sourcing a wide range of consumables (mainly plastics) for a fast paced, innovative, high volume printing and personalisation operation across multiple sites, with a spend in the region of £10M per annum.

Key Responsibilities Will Include

Control and manage the company supply chain such that the business needs are met with regard:

Safety – incoming material packaging and delivery criteria

Quality – material is ordered per the specification and vendors are managed effectively from a Supplier Quality perspective

Delivery – the supply chain is managed to ensure customer OTIF targets are not affected

Cost – Materials are ordered to the budget pricing or better

Maintain co-operative relationships with colleagues in other areas of the business to promote strong teamwork, in order to meet business objectives.

Improve vendor standards through negotiation, education and selection.

Maintain good working relationships with vendors to ensure material supply and stock holding.

Conduct supplier audits, evaluation, selection and scoring and identify alternative suppliers to ensure supply chain continuity as required.

Control and Manage raw material inventory in-line with budget objectives

In coordination with the Operations Director and management team, develop a robust cost reduction and saving plan for each financial year and then control and manage the implementation of that plan

Negotiate prices and contracts of materials and consumables within parameters set by line manager.

Support identification of alternative suppliers as required

Placing orders and schedules on vendors as required and liaison with vendors to ensure the timely delivery of product.

Be a key driver in identifying the need to purchase.

Liaison with Logistics function / transport companies regarding in-bound deliveries

Support CAPEX projects and negotiations around machine consumables etc.

Work with the quality function to ensure all consumables are fit for purpose and within acceptable tolerances / ISO / quality parameters, supporting product / material qualification and testing processes.

Ensure purchasing transactions within ERP system are accurately recorded and up to date, including raising Purchase Orders in line with company procedures

Contribute to annual operating plan process to ensure accuracy of budgetary forecast and significant focus on contributing savings.

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Recruiter: Bis Henderson Recruitment
Tel: 01604 876 345
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