purchasing manager in smethwick

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job type
permanent
salary
£ 30,000 per year
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job details

posted
location
smethwick, west midlands
job category
production
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 30,000 per year
reference number
LWPMSM12
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job description

Are you an experienced Purchasing Manager within the manufacturing industry looking for your next opportunity? Do you want to contribute to company growth and work for a UK market leader? If so this could be the perfect role for you.

Successful applicants, must have an automotive or manufacturing background with experience purchasing metal components, bearings, fastenings, plastics, motors, switches, etc.

Benefits



* Permanent position
* Full-time (flexible hours)
* £30,000 - £40,000 depending upon experience
* On-site parking
* Location is close to transport links

Responsibilities



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Managing multiple level commodities from made in house raw materials to complete assemblies purchased.


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Source and develop new efficient suppliers to maintain business competitive edge


* Negotiate prices and contracts with suppliers in line with the strategic goals
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Develop internal and external Kanban systems which is a key strategic goal of the Company.


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Represent the Department at Management meetings.


* Liaise with production and accounts teams to meet business goals
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Overall responsibility for all Stores and Purchasing staff


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Develop and maintain the key Procurement KPIs, across all Procurement functions and ensure that these KPIs support the drive within the organisations performance


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Liaise directly with the Engineering & Quality Team to test and develop new suppliers components.


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Pursue a Company wide approach to standardise/minimise packaging & reusable containers to minimise waste and double handling.


Requirements



* Must have 5 years experience as a Purchasing manager within an automotive/manufacturing environment
* Experience purchasing metal components, bearings, fastenings, plastics, motors, switches, etc.
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Understanding of the strategic role of the Procurement function and ability to work at this level.


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Demonstrable ability to prioritise tasks and have effective time management and analytical skill


* Must have a basic understanding of engineering/manufacturing drawing
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Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


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Must be fully competent in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel/ PowerPoint/Sage


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Post holder should hold a full driving licence and be prepared to travel to meet new suppliers


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The applicant should be self-motivated, highly efficient and be ready to continue the Companies Lean TPS implementation.


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Have an understanding of Engineering, Manufacturing, Lean Practices


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Ability to gather and analyse data and to work with figures


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Solid judgement along with decision making skills


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Strong leadership capabilities


If you are interested and feel you have got what it takes, apply today!

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.