Purchasing Manager

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    £45k - 50k per year + Car Allowance + Bonus + Pension

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    Fraser Nibbs

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    07947 342669

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    4 months ago

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This multi-site FMCG packaging manufacturer are looking to recruit a Purchasing Manager to unify the procurement processes across the UK sites. The Purchasing Manager will be ideally have experience in a multi-site role within an FMCG/packaging/plastics manufacturing business.

The Purchasing Manager duties will include:

· Analyse savings potential of central purchasing within the UK vs decentralised at site level for various products and services.

· Implement and realise saving projects.

· Decisions on new centrally procured products and services with the Senior Management Team.

· Develop a procurement strategy for these products and services.

· Minimise procurement risks.

· Troubleshooting.

· Cooperation with other areas / departments in the business.

· Central price negotiations for the UK Region.

· Contract negotiations with suppliers

· Informing the business about prices, discounts rebates etc from supply agreements.

· Close collaboration with all relevant departments, Operations, Finance, Corporate Purchasing to meet plant metrics and goals.

· Establish and maintain supplier relationships

The Purchasing Manager will have:

· Related business qualifications / CIPS

· Purchasing experience within a complex FMCG manufacturer.

· Entrepreneurial thinking

· Negotiation skills, results oriented

· Lead by example with regards to business ethics

To apply for this position, please forward your CV to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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