Purchasing Manager

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
40000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP50000/annum
Posted
02 Aug 2017
Closes
30 Aug 2017
Job Type
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
PURCHASING MANAGER - AUTOMOTIVE

COVENTRY

GBP40,000 - GBP50,000 + BENEFITS

I am seeking a Purchasing Manager for a leading automotive business based in Coventry. Due to continued growth, the business is expanding their supply chain team and has a newly created role. The business has state of the art facilities and can offer genuine opportunities for progression and development.

THE ROLE

The candidate will need to use a strategic and global approach, facilitate, control and develop the day to day operational purchasing systems and requirements for UK site minimizing the costs. They will follow the guide lines given by the Group and be involved in the global organization of the procurement function.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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Organise and monitor the buying process
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Select the supplier and direct the prices negotiation
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Structure and plan buyer function
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Working very close with materials planner to meet production needs
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Take care of supplier relationship from a commercial and operational point of view
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Find the best agreement in order to have the best price, quality and level of service
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Looking for new supplier in the automotive industry
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Offering to the technical value analysis and value engineering activities
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KPI maintenance and development

THE PERSON

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5 years + experience of purchasing in a manufacturing environment
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Industry related degree
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ERP/MRP and SAP experience
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CIPS/MCIPS qualified
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Strong internal and external Stakeholder engagement skills
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Strong negotiation skills
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An understanding of lean techniques and global sourcing

THE BUSINESS

The successful candidate will be joining a global organisation.

The business produces products for the commercial vehicle market worldwide and has sites located in the UK, USA, China and India.

The site in the UK is the biggest site in the company with about 400 employees