Purchasing Director

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You will work as a Purchasing Director for our client, a highly successful and established manufacturing facility in the South- East. You will be responsible for all aspects of purchasing and you will report to the local general manager and the Director of Global Purchasing.

This is a Permanent job with an excellent salary and benefits package. Hybrid model of work will be considered.

Your new job:

You will be responsible for all strategic purchasing activities for all direct and indirect materials and management of the supply base.

Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Design and implement strategy for next 3 years.
  • Review and align current vendors to the strategic direction of the Group.
  • Lead the strategic purchasing team.
  • Deliver year on year cost savings.
  • Develop and manage supplier relationships.
  • Conduct regular supplier reviews including KPIs.
  • Introduce Lean initiatives in the purchasing process.
  • Perform audits on new/ proposed suppliers.
  • Work with global teams on supplier performance, selection, pricing and contracts.

What are we looking for? 

  • Degree or Master’s in Supply Chain or IIPMM qualification.
  • 3 years + experience of purchasing in a global setting.
  • Passionate about role, take ownership, motivator.
  • Excellent communicator and negotiator.
  • SAP experience an advantage.

Apply for this job now by emailing your WORD formatted CV to Kieran.

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