Head of Purchasing / Senior Purchasing Manager
Posted on Aug 1, 2019 by CV-Library
Reporting directly to the MD and responsible for a team of 2, the successful Head of Purchasing / Senior Purchasing Manager will have previous experience within an FMCG food manufacturing environment. This is an ideal role for a Senior Buyer to step up to lead and develop an overall site strategy and contribute to their ambitious 5 year growth plan.
Head of Purchasing / Senior Purchasing Manager responsibilities include:
- Manage and lead the Purchasing team
- Effectively create and execute short, medium and long term procurement strategies to maximise purchasing power
- Provide budget recommendations, and ensure the business is adequately prepared and conditioned
- Evaluate & select the existing and potential new suppliers within the different product categories.
- Hold site accountability but also work within wider Group purchasing framework working with European teams to form group strategy and drive continuous improvement
- Optimise savings and value delivery through sustaining high levels of innovation / NPD, continuing cost value effectiveness
- Directly and indirectly responsible for sourcing negotiation and placing of contracts for raw materials and/or packaging materials.
- Providing the business with up to date market and product information to enable informed business decisions to be formulated
- Supplier Performance Management: develop and maintain excellent relationships with key suppliers to improve performance and drive value
- Liaising with the Planning Department to reduce stock write offs
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