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Purchasing Manager

Posted 5 February by Stafford Sharp Associates Ended

Purchasing Manager

Are you an experienced Purchasing Manager who is now looking for an exciting and rewarding purchasing opportunity within a growing ingredient company?

You will be a strong negotiator with the ability to develop, Lead and demonstrate a decisive judgement in deciding which strategy to adopt in an ever changing procurement market

Key duties will involve:

Key management of two members within the procurement team.

To achieve annual procurement savings in line with budgets/forecast

Process the ability to deliver a formal strategic review of UK procurement and develop a formal strategy for moving forward.

To establish strong relations with internal management team and have capability in influencing the organisation to adopt the ideas and strategies presented.

To establish category management across the key areas of spend

To be able to identify best practices within procurement activities.

To identify and build strong relations with strategic suppliers and bring the top key Suppliers through a Formal Supplier Management Program.

To identify procurement opportunities and performance gaps originating from ingredients, products, packaging, equipment, processes and procedures throughout the client products

To manage effectively, efficiently and economically procurement versus budget and communicate any impact or changes which need to be made.

The successful candidate will have:

Established procurement experience

Previous Food or Pharmaceutical manufacturing experience

Management experience within Procurement

Contract and Supplier Management

Project management experience

Experience in working in cross functional teams

Dynamic and driven

Excellent Communication skills

In return the company are offering a rewarding career with an attractive package depending on experience. For full details or to see a job description please contact Claire on the details below.

Required skills

  • Management
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Procurement
  • Purchasing

Reference: 34403008

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