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Purchasing Manager - B2B

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Purchasing Manager - B2B

Reference13971672001_668803
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorOther
Salary£40,000 to £43,000 per annum
Town/CityDartford
LocationsKent, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesOperations, Purchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted05 January 2019

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Based in Dartford, Kent the Purchasing Manager - B2B will be responsible for supporting and executing strategic purchasing objectives, ensuring optimum supplier performance, first class stock availability and effective purchase cost controls

Client Details

Based in Dartford, Kent our client are specialists within their industry. As a family owned and managed business they invest heavily in ensuring all employees are trained and developed, understanding all aspects of the business in order to provide them with challenging yet rewarding role.

Committed, dedicated and passionate about what they do, in 2016, 2017 and 2018 they have been recognised by the London Stock Exchange as one of 1,000 companies to inspire Britain.



Description

Reporting into the Operations Director, the Purchasing Manager - B2B will be responsible for supporting and executing strategic purchasing objectives, ensuring optimum supplier performance, first class stock availability and effective purchase cost controls.
  • Manage and develop the purchasing function
  • Develop a leading supply chain that meets company strategic objectives
  • Ensure stock levels are maintained to agreed company levels
  • Liaise with the company’s Hong Kong office for smoother, more effective supply chain
  • Conduct regular market reviews to identify resourcing and/or supplier consolidation opportunities
  • Work collaboratively with the Quality Assurance team to ensure all products comply to legislative standards
  • Work to develop and implement operational improvements by u sing lean/Kaizen
  • Travel to supplier sites and trade fairs as necessary



Profile

The successful Purchasing Manager - B2B will be able to demonstrate:
  • Experience in purchasing within a worldwide supply environment
  • Exposure to manufacturing environments
  • Proven leadership and people management skills
  • Proven ability to successfully implement change
  • Strong IT skills especially with MS Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent knowledge of MRP systems

Travel will be required to supplier sites and trade fairs, likely to be up to 20 days per annum



Job Offer
  • Salary of up to £43,000 dependant on experience
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Health care scheme
  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays and Christmas company closure (up to 4 days)

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