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Purchasing Manager - manufacturing

Location: PORTSMOUTH, HAMPSHIRE Salary: 50000 - 60000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3061599
Your new company

Your new company a successful manufacturing business experiencing good growth in recent years and who have an international customer base. 

Your new role

Your new role will head up commodity strategy and an existing purchasing team.  Taking responsibility for reviewing how the existing procurement and supply chain department is currently set up and with the opportunity to implement your own footprint, your role will be pivotal in ensuring a smooth and continuous material flow to the production floor whilst implementing change.

Your new position will have a strong focus on best price and highest quality with an emphasis on increasing commercial acumen with the team and department.  

Your new client currently feels there are too many suppliers and your role will be responsible for reviewing the existing supply base and undertaking a  process of supplier rationalisation. 

To be successful in this role you will have an excellent commodity driven purchasing background where you demonstrate continued success in finding solutions to improve pricing, increase product quality and where you have fostered strong supplier relationships.

You will be a person who has experience in identifying and implementing opportunities for process improvement and will have both the communication and influencing skills to get these strategic plans approved.

You will demonstrate an excellent background of delivering savings on a personal level and as a team manager.

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