Sourcing Manager

Posted 13 March by Elevation Recruitment Group Easy Apply
Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain are pleased to be working exclusively with a major successful wholesale organisation based near the Chesterfield area in the search for a Sourcing Manager with far east experience.

My client is looking for a career driven professional who demonstrates strong commercial acumen. Applicants must have an extensive background in Sourcing products, identifying best market value and negotiating costs.

The role will report directly to the MD and work very closely with the Marketing department in the development of new ranges.
You will manage supplier relationships, identifying new supply chains where vendors are no longer commercially effective.

Duties & Responsibilities;

Analysing supplier performance levels and developing strong working relationships
Sourcing for existing categories and new ranges
Negotiating costs and setting up supplier agreements
Carrying out risk mitigation exercises

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain is keen to speak to candidates with the following skills and experiences:

Ideally Degree educated
Experience in working within a Wholesale/ Distribution environment would be highly beneficial
A minimum four years' experience within a similar role
Excellent analytical skills and the ability identify areas of cost down opportunity
Confident communicator with strong presentation and reporting skills
Previous experience in managing supplier relationships
Experience of low cost sourcing, ideally within china

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain are a division of Elevation Recruitment Group specialising in purchasing, sourcing, and full supply chain control and management positions in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would like to hear from you.

Please visit our website at www.elevationrecruitmentgroup.com for more information.

Required skills

  • Buying
  • Sourcing

Reference: 34676656

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