We are currently looking for a Purchasing Manager for a manufacturing business based in Birmingham.
- Manage tenders and contract negotiations
- Manage suppliers and supplier performance
- Project leader for new or existing tenders/suppliers
- Source new materials as and when required
- Participate in and represent Procurement function during Value Analysis/Value Engineering (VAVE) events
- Manage reporting of Procurement financial metrics (forecast and actual) including productivity and inflation for responsible plants or projects
- Project Management - Reviews and approves teams' project plans, oversees project execution, balances projects between short and long-term focus, secures alignment with cross-functional partners
The ideal candidate must have worked in a similar position or a Senior Buyer within a manufacturing business looking for the next step up.