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Date Added: Mon 07/06/2021

Purchasing Manager

Clwyd, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £40000/annum

A successful consumer products business near Wrexham is now recruiting a Purchasing Manager to join their Purchasing department. If you have extensive Purchasing and team management experience and are looking for a challenging role then this is the role for you!

Key Duties:

* Maintaining, analysing and forecasting departmental budget

* Placing of purchase orders to external and internal vendors

* Liaising with vendors to ensure On-Time-In-Full (OTIF) delivery

* Ensuring vendor delivery timeframes match requirements and expectations are managed throughout the business

* Supporting Operations. Ensuring SLA's are met, and products are delivered

* Motivate and support the team ensuring IPR process is fully supported

* Managing team effectiveness and workload, providing feedback on team's IPR reviews to Purchasing Director

* Manage communication with vendor base and provide this information into the Planning team

* Developing vendor reporting and analysis to understand key capabilities and competencies of the vendor base

* Own and manage vendor risk management element of supply chain risk management process

* Build strategies to mitigate Vendor risks and working effectively to plan where we need additional sources and vendor diversity

* Vendor reviews

* PO reporting to vendors

Skills Required:

* Educated to degree level/CIPS Qualification or equivalent

* Must have previous experience working in a similar Purchasing Manager role

* Some experience of Supply Chain, distribution or manufacturing

Experience in a leadership position managing a small team

* Must be able to analyse, manipulate, present and summarise data

* Intermediate to advanced proficiency with: Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

* Must be able to work in a multi-tasking, deadline driven, fast-paced environment

* Must possess excellent goal setting, analytical, planning and problem-solving skills

Salary £40k basic, home working tbc, 8 hours per day flexi hours, 22 days holiday + bank holidays (increasing to 25), pension
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