Purchasing Manager

Posted 22/05/2024 by Cloud 9 Recruitment

Location:
East Midlands
Salary/Rate:
£45,000 - £60,000/annum

Cloud 9 are working on an exciting opportunity for a Purchasing Manager to join a leading plastics manufacturer.  Based in the Midlands you will be responsible for managing the company's buying team monitoring performance with a view to improving buying efficiencies. We are keen to hear from candidates with procurement/purchasing experience either in manufacturing or other background.  This is a super opportunity to be part of a global company that encourages personal development and growth.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the buying team monitoring performance and buying functions.
  • Improve buying efficiencies by saving money with suitable specs and service agreements.
  • Ensure job specifications are supportive of the outcomes required.
  • Communicate with relevant departments; engineering, production planners, quality and health & safety.
  • Drive and ensure value for money on purchase prices and specs.
  • Monitor and improve supplier performance i.e. delivery times and quality.
  • Provide monthly improvements reports.
  • Consolidate common purchases across company sites and ensure secure supplies.
  • Work closely with colleagues in trialling and developing alternatives.
  • Frequent UK travel required from time to time.

Skills and Experience

  • Procurement/purchasing experience either in a manufacturing environment or other sector.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Excellent communication and numerical skills.
  • Analytical mind.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Highly organised with ability to prioritise a workload.
  • Customer focused with excellent presentation skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Willingness to travel.

Remuneration
You will receive a starting salary of £45k DOE, plus company package.

Apply within for details!

CLOUD 9 IS ACTING AS A RECRUITMENT AGENCY

Type:
Permanent
Start Date:
Immediately
Contract Length:
Permanent
Job Reference:
VAC11078
Job ID:
221699627
Applications:
Less than 10

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