An excellent opportunity has become available to join a busy manufacturing company as a Senior Sup0ply Chain and Procurement role. This role reports to the Purchasing Manager and works closely with the purchasing and supply chain team.
It involved sourcing a broad range of items as effectively as possible, whilst ensuring technical, quality, project lead times, commercial risk mitigation and competitive factors are achieved.

Souring goods and services through sometimes extensive and complex negotiations with UK and overseas suppliers
Sending out RFQ and analysing quotes and making recommendations as appropriate
Implement new agreements ensuring all financial, quality and delivery options have been detailed
Managing suppliers including reviewing and renegotiating
Supplier audits and visits when necessary
Support and develop more junior staff
Assist and support key purchasing strategies
Raise daily purchase orders and manage end to end delivery via MRP and other means
Quality issues resolution with suppliers and quality team,
Support the aftermarket purchasing and customer service division

MCIPS or degree level qualification in business related field is desirable

Experience within a similar procurement and supply chain role (Ideally in automotive or complex product manufacturing)

Ability to read technical engineering drawings
Excellent communication and negotiating skills

Ability to travel as and when required (Driving licence is essential)

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 34286537

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