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Buyer

A fabulous opportunity to join this leading global brand as they expand their Buying team. They sell a wide range of products across their digital and in-store retail channels, which are sourced from many suppliers worldwide. It’s a very fast paced working environment and the successful applicant must be highly analytical, passionate about purchasing, and developing new product ranges.

Buyer Responsibility…

* Develop roadmap for identifying and sourcing new products.

* Work with Marketing and Purchasing to produce a launch calendar around business and market.

* Identify new product opportunities, including sales analysis and market research.

* Negotiate pricing and supply with supplier partners.

* Market research to set retail price for desired margin.

* Work with Product Development team to support the development of new accessories for their main range.

* Evaluate product performance and present to relevant stakeholders.

* Analyse sales data to identify opportunities and risks in the product portfolio.

Buyer experience…

* Proven background and experience in buying, either as a Buyer or Assistant Buyer looking to progress.

* Strong negotiation skills and relationship building.

* Ability to work flexibly and as part of a team, using own initiative.

* Extremely adaptable and used to working in a fast-paced environment.

* Comfortable with a fast-growing company.

* Ability to identify best practices, recommend new processes and ideas.

* Strong problem solving.

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    Supply Chain Coordinator

    Working with this fast-paced, customer focused, growing business who are looking for a Supply Chain Coordinator. You will be supporting business needs by being the link between the warehouse, operations, suppliers and logistics.

    In this role you will provide support in the day to day running of the operations and investigate/collect data to assist resolving stock issues and increase customer service levels. You should be excellent at evaluating inventory, efficient at internal reporting, to reduce costs and streamline processes.

    Supply Chain Coordinator Responsibilities:

    * Work closely with the warehouses, to ensure all stock requirements and minimum stock levels are met, including managing stock transfers.

    * Work closely with the warehouses, to investigate any discrepancies and ensure that booking/delivery requirement are met.

    * Work with the sales team, understanding each account’s specific requirements, including bookings, delivery, and logistics.

    * Work with the sales team, processing pick notes and despatches for the warehouses in our systems.

    * Work with the operations team to ensure that stock levels do not exceed shelf lives/expiry, reducing waste.

    * If needed, speaking to local suppliers to ensure deliveries are met on time and to the correct warehouses.

    * Assisting with any logistical needs including arranging couriers if required.

    * Be a secondary support with orders and any other ad-hoc requests from the office.

    * Conduct physical stock counts monthly.

    * Investigate stock discrepancies.

    * Continuously looking out for improvements and make suggestions to bring efficiencies.

    * Working knowledge of Oracle Netsuite is a plus.

    Supply Chain Candidate Experience

    * Strong levels of communication and interpersonal skills.

    * Good Microsoft Excel skills.

    * Excellent organisational skills.

    * Capable of working to tight deadlines.

    * Strong computer literacy

    * Ability to prioritise and work well under pressure.

    * Dedicated and responsible approach to job role.

    * Ability to work both independently and within a small team.

    * High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

    * Previous experience in a supply chain role

    * Retail Background.

    * Experience in using an ERP is advantageous.

    * MS Office (Excel in particular)

    This role will require you to be in the central London office 2-3 days a week. Closest tube station is Bond Street.

    For full information regarding the Supply Chain Coordinator role, please contact me directly, initially with a CV ahead of a conversation. Due to the volume of applications, it won’t be possible to speak to everyone. If you haven’t heard back within 3 working days of submitting your CV then your application has been unsuccessful.

    Artis Recruitment provide specialist recruitment services within HR, Finance, IT, Procurement, Marketing, Customer Contact and Executive Search. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept our Privacy Policy: https://www.artisrecruitment.co.uk/privacy-policy

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      Artis Procurement, Purchasing and Supply Chain & Artis Customer Contact are the established experts in resourcing for mid-senior level Procurement and Customer Contact leadership roles.

      TEL: 07792072090
      EMAIL: Paul.bryan@artisrecruitment.co.uk

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      Demand Planner

      Artis Procurement, Purchasing and Supply Chain are pleased to be supporting the innovative challenger brand with the recruitment of a Demand Planner, as they look to continue their success in the beauty industry. This is a great opportunity to join a driven team of experts, who are motivated to make this growing brand a market leader.

      As a Demand Planner, you will be analysing customer sales trends in the UK, USA and globally to ensure they have all the necessary stock, resources and warehouse space to meet customer demand. You will be responsible for managing the company forecasting tools, generating stock forecasts and managing stock levels to maximise accuracy and efficiency.

      Demand Planner Responsibilities.

      * You will provide detailed demand and stock planning by customer by SKU- taking into account customer epos data, promotional plans, store openings, company strategies and space flexing.

      * Work closely with the operations team, managing stock levels and making sure everything is kept in stock, working with ever evolving demand/lead times.

      * Work closely with the operations team when any stock issues arise and to communicate with the wider team when items will be back in stock/any allocations by customer that may be necessary.

      * Keeping an eye on aging stock, and work on a strategy to sell them through existing and clearance channels.

      * Continuously looking out for improvements and make suggestions to bring efficiencies.

      * You will have a passion for detail, be able to manage multiple data sources and be an excellent communicator.

      Demand Planning Candidate experience and qualifications.

      * 5+ years of Demand Planning.

      * FMCG experience.

      * Proven success in Stock forecasting.

      * Ability to spot sales trends.

      * 2 + Years of Excel Experience

      * Creative with numerical data.

      * Excellent planning and organisation.

      * High level of attention to detail.

      * Ability to work with others in a team environment.

      * Comfortable working with large amounts of data.

      * Comfortable working under pressure while completing multiple tasks.

      * Experience of working Oracle Netsuite.

      This role will require you to be in the central London office 2-3 days a week. Closest tube station is Bond Street.

      For full information regarding the Demand Planning Analyst role, please contact me directly, initially with a CV ahead of a conversation. Due to the volume of applications, it won’t be possible to speak to everyone. If you haven’t heard back within 3 working days of submitting your CV then your application has been unsuccessful.

      Artis Recruitment provide specialist recruitment services within HR, Finance, IT, Procurement, Marketing, Customer Contact and Executive Search. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept our Privacy Policy: https://www.artisrecruitment.co.uk/privacy-policy

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        Paul Bryan

        Artis Procurement, Purchasing and Supply Chain & Artis Customer Contact are the established experts in resourcing for mid-senior level Procurement and Customer Contact leadership roles.

        TEL: 07792072090
        EMAIL: Paul.bryan@artisrecruitment.co.uk

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        Supply Chain Analyst

        Working for a forward-thinking brand delivering high-quality products to their customers. They are dedicated to innovation, sustainability, and continuous improvement in their supply chain operations. With continued growth, they are looking for a talented and motivated Supply Chain Analyst to join the team and contribute to their ongoing success.

        The ideal candidate will be responsible for analysing data, optimising processes, and ensuring the efficient flow of goods through the supply chain network. This role will play a crucial part in helping meet the strategic goals and provide exceptional service to their customers.

        Key Responsibilities:

        * Collect, analyse, and interpret data related to supply chain performance, inventory levels, and demand forecasts.

        * Develop and maintain supply chain models, including demand planning, inventory optimisation, and production scheduling.

        * Identify opportunities for process improvements and cost reductions within the supply chain.

        * Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including procurement, production, and logistics, to optimise supply chain processes.

        * Monitor and report on key performance indicators (KPIs) to track and improve supply chain performance.

        * Assist in the development and implementation of supply chain strategies to meet company objectives.

        * Prepare regular reports and presentations for management to support decision-making.

        * Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices in supply chain management.

        Qualifications:

        * 2+ years of experience in supply chain analysis or a related role.

        * Proficiency in data analysis using tools like Excel or supply chain software.

        * Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

        * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

        * Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

        * Experience with supply chain software (e.g., SAP, Oracle, or similar) is a plus.

        Benefits include, excellent salary and pension, bonus, 25 days holiday, health care, clear career development plan and much more. The role offers hybrid working, so you will be required to be in the office located just outside Cardiff 3 days a week.

        For full information regarding this Supply Chain Demand Planner role, please contact me directly, initially with a CV ahead of a conversation.

        Artis Recruitment provide specialist recruitment services within HR, Finance, IT, Procurement, Marketing, Customer Contact and Executive Search. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept our Privacy Policy: https://www.artisrecruitment.co.uk/privacy-policy

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          Paul Bryan

          Artis Procurement, Purchasing and Supply Chain & Artis Customer Contact are the established experts in resourcing for mid-senior level Procurement and Customer Contact leadership roles.

          TEL: 07792072090
          EMAIL: Paul.bryan@artisrecruitment.co.uk

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          Procurement Manager

          Artis Procurement and Supply Chain is please to be supporting this leading business looking to recruit a Procurement Manager to help deliver the future procurement strategy. The role will lead a team, managing the end to end procurement process, including sourcing and supplier relationship management. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a large business and help to define future strategy.

          Procurement Manager Responsibility’s…

          * Implement global Procurement strategy focusing on quality, cost and delivery.

          * Proactively analyse spend data and contractual T&C’s.

          * Develop, measure and monitor KPI’s, Supply Level Agreements and continuous improvement.

          * Assist the business in driving robust demand management practices to deliver the best possible outcomes for cost, quality, delivery.

          * Drive cost reduction opportunities; understand total cost of ownership and work with key suppliers to implement value-add initiatives.

          * Identify and deliver commercial best practices and synergy benefits through effective collaboration.

          * Negotiating complex contracts and ensure the maintenance and timely execution, contract pipeline within remit.

          * Provide transparency, reporting and KPI’s (OTIF, Stock Turn, Margin, Quality / Non Conformance) to monitor the purchasing department’s value and control.

          * Act as a true business partner in managing stakeholder relations at all levels including senior stakeholders.

          Procurement Manager Experience…

          * Demonstrable experience in procurement/commercial specifically within manufacturing.

          * Experienced contracts negotiator who challenges the business requirements.

          * Experienced in strategic sourcing and supplier management.

          * Strong Indirect and Direct Procurement experience across multiple categories.

          * MCIPS qualified or studying towards (or equivalent).

          Benefits include, excellent salary and pension, bonus, Car or Car Allowance, 25 days holiday, private health care, and a long list of flexible benefits. Due to the nature of this role there will be significant travel to their sites in France.

          Artis Recruitment provide specialist recruitment services within HR, Finance, IT, Procurement, Marketing, Customer Contact and Executive Search. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept our Privacy Policy: https://www.artisrecruitment.co.uk/privacy-policy

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            Advertised by:

            Paul Bryan

            Artis Procurement, Purchasing and Supply Chain & Artis Customer Contact are the established experts in resourcing for mid-senior level Procurement and Customer Contact leadership roles.

            TEL: 07792072090
            EMAIL: Paul.bryan@artisrecruitment.co.uk

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            Purchasing and Materials Manager

            I’m pleased to be working with an electronics manufacturer that has long established history in their sector, as they go through a significant period of change and modernisation. As such they’re looking to recruit a Purchasing and Materials Manager to lead a large function covering all aspects of purchasing and supply (in house and bought in). Production planning, material receipt and central storage and finish goods supply and shipping.

            Purchasing and Materials Manager responsibilities:

            * Lead and coach the purchasing team, introduce best in class purchasing procedures.

            * Implement global Supply Chain strategy focusing on quality, cost and delivery.

            * Manage supplier relationships and performance, identify potential Supply Chain risks and establish robust mitigation plans.

            * Set up and manage the supplier evaluation process, including pre-qualification, audits and business reviews.

            * Establish and maintain optimum inventory stock levels ensuring high levels of availability and regular stock turn.

            * Provide transparency, reporting and KPI’s (OTIF, Stock Turn, Margin, Quality / Non Conformance) to monitor the purchasing department’s value and control.

            Purchasing And Materials Manager experience:

            * Strong level of purchasing and materials planning experience preferably in Distribution or FMCG.

            * Excellent reporting and analytical skills, good understanding of MRP principles

            * Proven management experience leading a small team.

            * Proficient stakeholder manager and negotiator.

            * Ideally CIPS and or Project Management qualification or equivalent.

            Benefits include, excellent salary and pension, bonus, 25 days holiday, private health care, and a long list of flexible benefits.

            Artis Recruitment provide specialist recruitment services within HR, Finance, IT, Procurement, Marketing, Customer Contact and Executive Search. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept our Privacy Policy: https://www.artisrecruitment.co.uk/privacy-policy

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              Paul Bryan

              Artis Procurement, Purchasing and Supply Chain & Artis Customer Contact are the established experts in resourcing for mid-senior level Procurement and Customer Contact leadership roles.

              TEL: 07792072090
              EMAIL: Paul.bryan@artisrecruitment.co.uk

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              Senior Purchasing Manager

              My client is part of a larger FMCG group that is going through a period of change and restructure. As such they’re looking to recruit a Senior Purchasing Manager to lead a small team and manage the supply partners and all associated replenishment activities.

              Senior Purchasing Manager responsibilities:

              * Lead and coach the purchasing team, introduce best in class purchasing procedures.

              * Implement global Supply Chain strategy focusing on quality, cost and delivery.

              * Manage supplier relationships and performance, identify potential Supply Chain risks and establish robust mitigation plans.

              * Set up and manage the supplier evaluation process, including pre-qualification, audits and business reviews.

              * Establish and maintain optimum inventory stock levels ensuring high levels of availability and regular stock turn.

              * Provide transparency, reporting and KPI’s (OTIF, Stock Turn, Margin, Quality / Non Conformance) to monitor the purchasing department’s value and control.

              Senior Purchasing Manager experience:

              * Strong level of purchasing and materials planning experience preferably in Distribution or FMCG.

              * Excellent reporting and analytical skills, good understanding of MRP principles

              * Proven management experience leading a small team.

              * Proficient stakeholder manager and negotiator.

              * Ideally CIPS and or Project Management qualification or equivalent.

              Benefits include, excellent salary and pension, bonus, 25 days holiday, private health care, and a long list of flexible benefits.

              Artis Recruitment provide specialist recruitment services within HR, Finance, IT, Procurement, Marketing, Customer Contact and Executive Search. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept our Privacy Policy: https://www.artisrecruitment.co.uk/privacy-policy

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                Advertised by:

                Paul Bryan

                Artis Procurement, Purchasing and Supply Chain & Artis Customer Contact are the established experts in resourcing for mid-senior level Procurement and Customer Contact leadership roles.

                TEL: 07792072090
                EMAIL: Paul.bryan@artisrecruitment.co.uk

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                Sourcing Manager

                Are you a highly skilled and motivated Sourcing Manager looking for a new challenge.

                We are supporting a leading law firm who are looking for a Sourcing Manager to join their growing team. As a Sourcing Manager in the legal industry, you will play a critical role in managing the procurement process and ensuring the efficient sourcing and delivery of goods and services for our organisation.

                Sourcing Manager Responsibilities:

                * Develop and implement procurement strategies and policies that align with the goals and objectives of the firm.

                * Identify and evaluate vendors, negotiate contracts, and manage supplier relationships to ensure high-quality goods and services at competitive prices.

                * Conduct market research to stay updated on industry trends, new products, and potential vendors.

                * Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand their procurement needs and provide strategic guidance on sourcing and vendor selection.

                * Analyse procurement data, identify cost-saving opportunities, and implement strategies to optimise procurement processes.

                * Ensure compliance with legal and ethical standards, including confidentiality, data security, and regulatory requirements.

                * Monitor vendor performance, resolve issues, and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers.

                * Prepare and manage procurement budgets, track expenses, and provide regular reports to management on procurement activities and cost savings achieved.

                * Stay abreast of advancements in procurement technology and identify opportunities to leverage technology for process improvement and increased efficiency.

                Sourcing Manager Qualifications:

                * Proven experience as a Sourcing Manager or in a similar role within the legal industry.

                * Strong knowledge of procurement best practices, vendor management, and contract negotiation.

                * Familiarity with legal industry-specific procurement requirements and regulations.

                * Excellent negotiation and communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with internal stakeholders and vendors.

                * Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify opportunities for cost savings and process improvement.

                * Proficiency in procurement software and systems.

                * Attention to detail, with a focus on accuracy and compliance.

                * Ability to work independently, prioritise tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

                * Relevant procurement or, supply chain management qualification is advantageous.

                Benefits include, excellent salary and pension, bonus, 25 days holiday, health care, clear career development plan and much more. The role offers hybrid working, so you will be required to be in the Bristol office an average of 1-2 days a week.

                Artis Recruitment provide specialist recruitment services within HR, Finance, IT, Procurement, Marketing, Customer Contact and Executive Search. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept our Privacy Policy: https://www.artisrecruitment.co.uk/privacy-policy

                Apply for this role:

                  Advertised by:

                  Paul Bryan

                  Artis Procurement, Purchasing and Supply Chain & Artis Customer Contact are the established experts in resourcing for mid-senior level Procurement and Customer Contact leadership roles.

                  TEL: 07792072090
                  EMAIL: Paul.bryan@artisrecruitment.co.uk

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                  Senior Supply Chain Manager

                  Artis Procurement, Purchasing and Supply Chain are pleased to be supporting this growing global manufacturer who are seeking a highly experienced and motivated Senior Supply Chain Manager to join and lead their supply chain team. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success in managing supply chain operations and driving continuous improvement initiatives. This is a senior leadership role and will require strong analytical, strategic, and communication skills.

                  Senior Supply Chain Manager Responsibilities:

                  * Develop and implement supply chain strategies that align with overall business objectives.

                  * Manage the end-to-end supply chain process, including demand planning, inventory management, logistics, and distribution.

                  * Drive continuous improvement initiatives to optimise supply chain efficiency and reduce costs.

                  * Monitor and analyse supply chain performance metrics to identify areas for improvement.

                  * Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including sales, production, and procurement, to ensure seamless supply chain operations.

                  * Manage relationships with suppliers and vendors to ensure timely and quality delivery of goods and services.

                  * Develop and implement risk management strategies to mitigate supply chain disruptions.

                  * Mentor and develop team members to achieve professional growth and contribute to the success of the supply chain team.

                  Senior Supply Chain Manager experience and qualifications:

                  * Strong demonstrable experience in supply chain management, with at least 3 years in a leadership role.

                  * Strong knowledge of supply chain principles and practices, including demand planning, inventory management, logistics, and distribution

                  * Demonstrated experience in implementing continuous improvement initiatives and achieving operational excellence.

                  * Excellent analytical, strategic, and problem-solving skills.

                  * Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate effectively across all levels of the organisation.

                  * Excellent leadership skills, able to mentor and develop your team to deliver high performance.

                  * Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.

                  * Relevant supply chain, procurement or purchasing qualifications are desirable.

                  Benefits include, excellent salary and pension, 25 days holiday, health care, clear career development plan and much more.

                  For full information regarding this Senior Supply Chain Manager role, please contact me directly, initially with a CV ahead of a conversation.

                  Artis Recruitment provide specialist recruitment services within HR, Finance, IT, Procurement, Marketing, Customer Contact and Executive Search. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept our Privacy Policy: https://www.artisrecruitment.co.uk/privacy-policy

                  Apply for this role:

                    Advertised by:

                    Paul Bryan

                    Artis Procurement, Purchasing and Supply Chain & Artis Customer Contact are the established experts in resourcing for mid-senior level Procurement and Customer Contact leadership roles.

                    TEL: 07792072090
                    EMAIL: Paul.bryan@artisrecruitment.co.uk

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                    Head of Purchasing

                    Joining this successful manufacturer as an experienced Head of Purchasing, during this exciting period of change and growth, your role is crucial to the smooth operation of the company. Your key responsibilities and strategies will include procurement strategy development, supplier relationship management, risk management, cost efficiency, quality assurance and innovation.

                    Responsibilities:

                    * Developing and implementing strategic purchasing plans aligned with company goals and objectives.

                    * Leading a team of cross functional skilled purchasing, planning and material professionals, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.

                    * Ensure that the business has a reliable, resilient and cost-effective supply chain for all raw materials and finished products.

                    * Identifying and establishing relationships with key suppliers to ensure the best quality, pricing, and delivery of goods and services.

                    * Managing the procurement process from sourcing, negotiation, and contracting to order fulfilment and supplier performance evaluation.

                    * Inventory management in conjunction with other key business stakeholders.

                    * Analysing market trends, industry developments, and supplier capabilities to optimize our sourcing strategy.

                    * Collaborating with cross-functional teams, including Operations, Finance, and Quality Assurance, to achieve seamless supply chain operations.

                    To succeed in this role, you should possess:

                    * Be CIPS level 5 qualified or hold a similar procurement or, supply chain management qualification is essential. 3-5 years of proven experience in purchasing/procurement, with at least 3 years in a leadership role.

                    * Demonstrated ability to develop and execute strategic procurement plans that drive cost savings and supply chain optimisation.

                    * Excellent negotiation, communication, and relationship-building skills.

                    * Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a data-driven approach.

                    * Proficiency in procurement software/tools and advanced knowledge of supply chain management principles.

                    * Leadership qualities, including the ability to mentor, motivate, and develop a high-performing team.

                    Benefits include, excellent salary and pension, bonus, 33 days holiday, private health care, and a long list of flexible benefits.

                    If you are passionate about purchasing and supply chain management, have a track record of delivering results, and want to be part of a company that values innovation and excellence, we would love to hear from you.

                    Artis Recruitment provide specialist recruitment services within HR, Finance, IT, Procurement, Marketing, Customer Contact and Executive Search. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept our Privacy Policy: https://www.artisrecruitment.co.uk/privacy-policy

                    Apply for this role:

                      Advertised by:

                      Paul Bryan

                      Artis Procurement, Purchasing and Supply Chain & Artis Customer Contact are the established experts in resourcing for mid-senior level Procurement and Customer Contact leadership roles.

                      TEL: 07792072090
                      EMAIL: Paul.bryan@artisrecruitment.co.uk

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