Senior Buyer / Procurement Manager

Recruiter
Randstad Sourceright
Location
Hereford
Salary
40000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
15 Aug 2017
Job Type
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
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