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Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a well established manufacturing company based in Coventry. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward thinking company who can offer a fantastic career. You will be joining the purchasing department and directing into the Managing Director.

Day to day duties will include the following:
• Deliver and develop the purchasing strategy to deliver total cost reduction, lead time reduction, inventory optimisation and favourable payment terms that deliver a competitive edge
• To continuously develop supply base to ensure excellent supplier performance
• Design and implement best practice purchasing processes and procedures
• Manage the purchasing requisition process ensuring timely sign off, adhere to process in accordance with company policy and procedures
• Track purchase activities and create and maintain meaningful business KPIs that report performance of the purchasing departments
• Full control and responsibility of a total spend/budget 3 million per annum
As a person you will need the following qualities and experience:
• Project management
• Significant experience in a similar position
• Experience with budget management
• Understanding of other functions within a manufacturing environment
• Proven record of cost reduction
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong negotiation skills
• Experience dealing with raw material and product knowledge
• Working hours 8.00am - 4.30pm Mon - Thursday and Friday 8.00am - 1.00pm
Office Workforce are responsible for thousands of temporary, temp-to-perm and permanent vacancies across the Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area, and are likely to have an office right near you. Our team offer a unique service tailored to match your precise needs, and can assist you with the following job categories; Clerical and Administration, Call Centre, Customer Services, Sales and Business Development, Secretarial and PA, Professional and Management. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.