JOB TITLE: Procurement Manager


Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Rhyl
Job Reference : 12351SM Job Category : Purchasing and Procurement
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 06/05/2016
 
Salary & Benefits : £42000 - £46000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Procurement Manager £42-£46k Based in Rhyl The Role The Procurement manager has overall responsibility for the site purchasing function through the purchasing staff. Your role will be to manage and coordinate the procurement of materials, components, equipment, supplies, and services for facility, including capital equipment at favorable cost consistent with schedule and specifications. You will ensure that the needs of the local R&D team are met through driving involvement of the Procurement team on the New Product Introduction process as it relates to external suppliers, with the objective of launching new product at optimum cost with the right suppliers. You will also be responsible for the North Wales and Bray, Ireland Procurement Teams


Job Description

Procurement Manager
£42-£46k
Based in Rhyl

The Role
The Procurement manager has overall responsibility for the site purchasing function through the purchasing staff. Your role will be to manage and coordinate the procurement of materials, components, equipment, supplies, and services for facility, including capital equipment at favorable cost consistent with schedule and specifications. You will ensure that the needs of the local R&D team are met through driving involvement of the Procurement team on the New Product Introduction process as it relates to external suppliers, with the objective of launching new product at optimum cost with the right suppliers. You will also be responsible for the North Wales and Bray, Ireland Procurement Teams

Responsibilities
The Procurement Manager role will be to:

*Purchase and negotiate raw material contracts
*Manage the performance of the vendor base as well as ensuring Quarterly Business Reviews are held with all key suppliers.
*Anticipate and forecast changes in the raw material marketplace that would materially affect business. Develop contingency plans accordingly.
*Leverage material purchases to provide a distinctive difference between competitors.
*Consider, recommend and help develop strategy that considers make vs. buy decision.
*Contributes to the development of the Global Category Strategies as appropriate for specific products related to this Business Unit with the goal of ensuring the optimum match of supplier to requirements.
*Assist in corporate negotiations for global vendor base (both in region and multi-national).
*Improve cash flow by increased raw material inventory turns.
*Responsible for product BOM costs from Concept to final Production launch, ensuring that BOM cost targets for individual projects are achieved.
*Collaborates with Design Engineering and global factory based purchasing teams to identify and deliver cost reduction opportunities on existing and new products.
*Conducts detailed cost analysis of components, establishing 'Should Cost' models to drive to lowest cost.
*Generate and analyze RFQ/bid proposals. Includes understanding and executing total cost of ownership analysis, risk analysis, supplier interviews, supplier selection, supplier site audits, supplier qualification, cost negotiations, establishing contracts/non-disclosure agreements and ongoing strategic supplier development.

The Candidate
The ideal Procurement Manager will have;

*Bachelor's degree in business or related curriculum or equivalent.
*Previous Procurement or relevant experience
*Position requires significant travel (domestic and international) so must be flexible
*Must demonstrate capability to lead a cross functional team and project management skills.

The Agency
Bluefire Consulting Ltd are a recruitment agency working on behalf of our client.

Your application will be reviewed by the consultants of Bluefire Consulting Ltd.

Please be aware that as part of our service, our end clients often ask us to conduct face to face interviews on their behalf for shortlisting candidates, so we may need to arrange to meet you if you have been shortlisted.

We receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials.

We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you have been shortlisted for interview for this particular role and you meet the end client requirements.

Please consider yourself unsuccessful if you have not heard from us within 14days.

Kind Regards,
Stephen


Job Keywords

Procurement, Purchasing, Manager, Supply chain, materials, import, export, costing, research, manufacturing, buying, buyer, estimator, quantity, forecast, supplier, telecoms, engineering,



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Purchasing and Procurement recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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