Senior Buyer / Procurement Manager

Randstad Sourceright
Lugg Bridge
£40,000 per annum
27 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Procurement Manager to join a successfully growing SME Manufacturing company based in Hereford. Our client really supports and believes in their employees and if you are looking to develop your career and progress within a company then we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for heading up the Procurement for both low value, high volume products (approx. 12000 SKU’s)
Responsible for delivering an average of 55% GP for their products through efficient procurement
Build supplier relationships with all key suppliers and brands through visits and audits.
Monitor and assess suppliers continually
Develop own label brand in conjunction with Asian and Middle East manufacturers.
Run an annual tender process for core product lines
Approve suppliers and set up SLA’s
Work with Sales and Marketing department and set company pricing structures and promotional campaigns
Manage a team up to 3 purchasing assistant

Key Skills and Experience:

Preferably CIPS Level 4 Diploma or relevant experience within the construction, manufacturing or engineering industry
Proven experience of cost savings in previous positions and previous tender experience within procurement and supply chain
Whilst previous management experience is ideal if you are looking for that next step into a management position you will still be considered for this role
Excellent communication skills especially in Negotiation, Persuading and Influencing
You must have excellent organisational skills and be able to deliver results and meet quality expectations
This company is fun and energetic and they are looking for trustworthy, honest and determined individuals to join their company

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