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Artis Recruitment Ltd

Queen Charlotte House

53 Queen Charlotte St

Bristol, BS1 4HQ

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.

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    Paul Bryan

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