Purchasing Manager

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Huddersfield, West Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH22398

£35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

Purchasing Manager

£35,000 - £40,000 plus benefits

Role Profile
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a global manufacturing business based in Huddersfield as a Purchasing Manager, responsible for Purchasing a range of materials including Raw Materials and Packaging.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Issuing RFQs to suppliers and negotiating pricing and commercial terms
  • Implementing Procurement strategies
  • Expediting deliveries to ensure OTIF
  • Managing ongoing supplier performance
  • Delivering savings and supply chain efficiencies through effective negotiation and procurement
  • Purchasing a range of materials including Raw Materials and Packaging
  • Being solely responsible for the company's spend
  • Working with overseas suppliers
  • Identifying new suppliers to maximise quality and minimise costs

Skills and Experience
The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Previous Procurement experience
  • Experience working within FMCG, Pharmaceutical, or Chemical manufacturing
  • Proven negotiation skills and commercial acumen
  • Full understanding of End to End Supply Chain
  • Strong stakeholder management and change management skills
  • The ability to work cross-departmentally

The following may also prove to be an advantage:

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing or engineering environment
  • Knowledge / understanding of chemicals
  • MCIPS or part CIPS qualification

Our client is a leading manufacturing business based in Huddersfield. The company has grown and grown and has plans on increasing their turnover over the next few years. It is a great time to join the company and take on this brilliant responsibility.

£35,000 - £40,000 plus benefits

About Cast UK
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com.

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