Procurement Manager - West Yorkshire

Location
West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
25 Jan 2019
Closes
24 Feb 2019
Ref
NXS/22442
Contact
Nick Sankarsingh
Discipline
Marketing
Specialism
Production
Sector
FMCG, Food & Drink
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Seniority
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

A Procurement Manager position for leading manufacturing business based in West Yorkshire. In this role you will:

  • be responsible for all purchasing activities along with leading a team of buyers across international offices
  • work with the EU Operations Director to put in place best practices, along with new process and
  • guide the buying team in their day to day activities along with inputting in their development

Responsibilities:

  • You manage the purchasing of more than 300 SKUS
  • Review weekly feedback from our suppliers on purchase orders you work together with inventory planners and assess the impact
  • Generate supplier forecasts
  • Assess capacity/capabilities against the forecast to effectively manage the supply chain
  • Month end spend reports need to be generated in order to develop key purchasing KPI reports
  • You work with other buyers across EU as a first point of escalation for supply issues
  • Collaboration with the New Product Development team is needed to ensure suppliers meet new product launches
  • You also will be representing EU in global sourcing and buying discussions/meetings
  • Liaise with global sourcing managers on cost and savings analysis
  • Finally, you will oversee all logistics and warehousing pricing and relationships across Europe

Ideal Candidate:

  • You have a rich purchasing experience within FMCG or manufacturing for at least 5 years
  • Degree in Business, Material Management or Supply Chain
  • You have strong Analytical, data management and organisational skills
  • Since you will be responsible for your team, we expect you to have a proven track record in managing and developing a team
  • You are proficient in ERP systems
  • Excellent team player behaviour is what we expect
  • Travel within Europe is included, so you should be willing to do so