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Purchasing Manager

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My client based in the Ulverston area, are currently recruiting for a Purchasing Manager to join their team on a full time and permanent basis. The Purchasing Manager will be responsible for leading transformational change within the supply chain and will ensure the organisation purchases the correct parts, at the right price, in the right quantities. The organisation is looking for someone to join who has the desire to implement purchasing efficiency across the whole group, to determine the most effective purchasing solutions. The successful candidates roles and responsibilities will include: • Managing the departments agreed objectives and KPI's, for example supplier OTIF and total cost of acquisition to budget • Supplier management and development – including new supplier induction and new product introduction as well as identifying risks and mitigation plans • Ensuring data integrity is maintained, and ensure specific requirements are communicated within the supply chain • Develop and maintain systems to ensure purchased products conform to specified purchase requirements • Develop and manage a small team to meet company's growth targets The successful candidate will: • Have extensive exposure to the UK and international markets and logistics • Have experience in UK and international contract review and supply chain impacts • Have experience of team management • Be proficient in the use of MS Office and ERP / MPR systems • Be an exceptional negotiator and influencer • Ideally be MCIPS qualified or have the relevant experience This role is immediately vacant, so apply now for your chance to be considered. Call Reed Procurement & Supply-chain Lancaster to find out more about this fabulous opportunity or any other posts which may be of interest.

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