Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager - United Kingdom

Recruiter
Maclean Moore Consulting
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
£40,000 - £49,999
Posted
14 May 2018
Closes
18 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager – West Midlands - £45-50,000 per annum + benefits
This opportunity has arisen due to company success, expansion and internal promotion. This role will allow someone to have a good, wide range of responsibilities including supplier development, supplier management and contract management, along with managing and developing a small team. You will be encouraged to Identify supply chain risk and potential alternative sources and working towards long term supplier agreements. You will work closely with the Head of Supply Chain and take their responsibility's on during times of absence. You must have experience within the Rail industry, ideally specifically on rolling stock.
Key Responsibilities:

Sourcing of new products and services and the issuing of RFQ's.
Conduct competitive bid exercises to test pricing and sourcing strategies.
Continual development of supply base.
Address and Resolve commercial / performance issues with suppliers
Support ongoing development of small procurement team.
Introduce and develop best practice within the department.
Support Head of supply Chain in the implementation and execution of the Supply Chain Strategy
Identify and manage risk within the Supply Chain.
Manage the Supply Chain KPI Dashboard by ensuring purchasing metrics are met by proactively identifying performance issues and driving effective plans to mitigate issues when they arise
Take a proactive lead in resolving supplier related delivery issues
Maintain supplier performance at an agreed level
To achieve best cost for goods and services against agreed savings targets
Key supplier engagement with LTA's / Preferred supplier status

Successful applicants will be MCIPS qualified with a strong background in a similar role, but maybe at a more junior level. You will be comfortable negotiating and reviewing contracts and have worked in engineering or manufacturing environments. This position will grow and develop in due course, so you should show a good level of ambition and desire to improve, alongside direct man management experience. Experience within a Rail environment is essential.
If this position is of interest to yourself, or you know of anyone that it might be, then please apply with an updated CV and contact information. Or contact or

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