My East Midlands based client are at the forefront of the market, with no signs of slowing down! As Purchasing Manager, you will enjoy working in a dynamic and forward-thinking, cross functional group with some very exciting brands! They pride themselves on using their industry leading innovation and marketing to develop market-leading products for supply into the retail industry.
In this Purchasing Manager role, you will have the following responsibilities:
The successful candidate will have strong experience in a sourcing / purchasing team, ideally in a blue chip or market leading business. You will have demonstrated sourcing delivery in a direct purchasing environment, ideally managing a complex portfolio of components, raw ingredients, sub-assemblies or finished products. You will have proven demonstrable core buying skills (negotiation, category, spend and supplier management) and a high level of commercial acumen and financially literate.
Experience of people management and leading cross functional or matrix teams is an advantage, and you will demonstrate gravitas, presence and ability to lead without authority.
Ideally degree level educated and CIPS educated / working towards CIPS is an advantage.
This is a truly exciting Purchasing Manager opportunity and a great time to join this organisation who are both dynamic and highly successful. You will be offered c. £45,000 - £50,000 plus car allowance, bonus, pension, etc.