Purchasing Manager Posted Jan 12
Outsource UK , Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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Purchasing Manager

My client in the south midlands within the Automotive market are looking for a Purchasing Manager on a permanent basis.

Overview of the Purchasing Manager role

You will lead Management of the purchasing team to ensure products & services are sourced in the most optimum manner in adherence with the group's sourcing strategy and departmental KPI's.

You will also be responsible for preparing, implementing and delivering sourcing strategies for all key commodities and maintain a supplier base acceptable for delivery of both new and existing products.

Other key responsibilities include managing the commercial exposure and risks within the supplier base, interface directly with customer(s) as required to ensure compliance to their contractual terms, support the Material Control & Logistics departments to ensure Production materials are at the point of use in a timely cost-effective manner, interface with all relevant departments to ensure business targets/KPI's are achieved and assist the sales team in securing new business.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

Manage the purchasing function to ensure delivery of the business plan and department KPI's

Ensure supply contracts are negotiated in line with agreed sourcing and business strategies

Ensure supplier contractual arrangements are appropriate in managing all potential risks to the

Ensure appropriate tendering activities are undertaken, providing all necessary information for

management approval.

Ensure costs are controlled within the bill of material & investment targets.

Management of the supplier(s) relationship to ensure adherence to quality cost and delivery targets

To assess and report on potential suppliers both technically and commercially ensuring minimal risk to

the business.

To ensure all activities are undertaken in line with current policies and procedures.

To ensure adequate information interchange within Purchasing and all relevant departments.

To assist, advise, encourage, develop and motivate others as required.

Ensure direct reports are managed within the company policy

The role is based in the Leamington Spa area, Warwickshire - commutable from Birmingham, Rugby, Daventry, Coventry, Northampton, Banbury, Redditch, Stratford-upon-Avon, Worcester and Nuneaton.

The role does require the candidate to travel regularly to different sites throughout the UK as part of the role.

If you are a Buyer looking for a new role either apply online or please contact Phil Browne at (see below) or phone.

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Outsource. Our People. Your Success.

Outsource UK is one of the country's largest and most successful independent recruitment consultancies, specialising in the IT, Digital, Financial Services and Engineering sectors.

We recruit talented people for contract and permanent opportunities, offer a consultative approach and have a reputation for providing a superior service to both clients and candidates.

The business focuses on building long lasting relationships based on reliability and trust. We do this by hiring and retaining a great team of recruitment consultants who listen and understand our client's and candidate's needs.

Our Manchester office (which covers the whole of the UK) provides a "one-stop shop" to clients and candidates operating in the engineering and manufacturing sectors and in addition to Engineers, we source and provide temporary/contract and permanent opportunities for IT, Programme Management and Support Professionals (including Procurement/Purchasing/Supply Chain, HR, Finance and Administrative Support).

Employment Type: Permanent

Pay: 40,000 to 55,000 GBP (British Pound)
Pay Period: Annual
Other Pay Info: Pension