Purchasing Manager

East Sussex
Competitive Salary
27 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Position: Purchasing Manager Salary: Competitive Location: East Sussex Sector: Manufacturing / Engineering Our client is a private equity backed business which was subject to a secondary buyout in 2015. The business has two UK operating entities located on the same site with shared Head Office functions. This is a new position, which will have management responsibility for the company’s non-strategic group spend. In addition to this, key responsibilities will include: - Develop & implement the strategic supply chain plan to deliver improved sourcing & cost management performance across company spend Plan and control purchasing budgets to continually deliver the best results Identify & action opportunities for improvements Lead & develop new opportunities Develop & partner strong relationships within the new product introduction team to ensure effective project delivery Supply chain management, supplier relationships, Health & Safety & people management Deliver KPI’s Candidates background & experience: - Management experience in the engineering / manufacturing sectors Extensive experience at management level in Procurement, Sourcing and Supply Chain Supply Chain Purchasing or Commercial degree MCIPS advantageous Effective communicator, good people manager, skilled negotiator & excellent team player Interested candidates with the required background should forward their CV in strictest confidence to Paul Davidson at PDA SEARCH & SELECTION LIMITED. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66728817