Purchasing Manager
  • Permanent
  • Coventry
  • Monday – Friday full time
  • Salary circa £40-45,000
We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Production / Procurement Manager for a leading manufacturer supplying products across the county.  The ideal candidate must be experienced within a manufacturing environment.
Duties and responsibilities as a Purchasing / Procurement Manager:
  • Developing and implementing an effective supplier base and partnerships to create a reliable and long-term source of supply
  • Sourcing and forming strategic supply base management and handling activities such as financial management and issue resolution
  • Analysing production and procurement lead times to ensure customer requirements can be met
  • Excellent project management skills, with a track record of delivery
  • Demonstrable strategic procurement experience and or NPI (New Product Introduction).
  • Knowledge of the Supplier market
  • Responsible for the results of local procurement strategies within the subsidiaries, in accordance with the Lead Buyer
  • To establish Supplier Relationship Management and ensure Supplier development (cost, quality, innovation, risk management)
  • Select and qualify new suppliers with support from Global Procurement & Sourcing, responsible for local supplier ratings and supplier development
  • Experience with ISO accreditation (9001, 14001) would be an advantage
  • Responsible for ensuring prices negotiated with approved suppliers are consistent and are as competitive as previously supplied development and integration of supply agreements
  • Continuously seeking measurable improvement opportunities which will contribute towards achieving high standards of operational excellence
  • Effectively managing sub-contractors ensuring that supplies meet company output plan
  • Maintaining records of supplier performance, communicating with each supplier to improve performance and or implementing corrective actions where necessary
  • Analysing production and procurement lead times to ensure customer requirements can be met
This position is easily commutable from Birmingham, Rugby, Leicester & Leamington Spa.
All applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.
How to Apply:
Contact Tom Tisdell at Micron Recruitment on 01527 759120, or simply click apply.
Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful.   Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK.
Micron Recruitment is working as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.
Job Reference 755