The position for Purchasing Manager in Watford is no longer available
Purchasing Manager required to manage a busy and proactive team. Reporting to the MD, you will be responsible for efficient and cost effective running of the purchasing team.
The key responsibilities and aims of this role will include:-
Source and Purchase bespoke Joinery and Metal work fixtures for projects.
Ensure that all information on project brief has been captured.
Manage projects effectively with the ability to identify any concerns before they arise and communicate these with the Managing Director.
Ensure that the Project Log is updated daily and maintain clear communication to all departments, ensuring smooth completion of projects.
Manage multi supplier projects through experience and knowledge within industry.
Develop and maintain effective long term relationships with suppliers.
Deliver competitive costs, within required timescale.
Achieve quarterly team cost savings against advised target.
Ensure suppliers conform with service level agreements.
Ensure that authorisation processes are carried out correctly and in a timely manner and any queries arising are resolved quickly.
Ensure that PO filing system works properly and requests for those that are missing or incorrect are processed immediately.
Ensure that sales order confirmations are requested where possible from suppliers and checked to PO’s to minimise the current high level of invoice queries.
Liaising with the finance, sales, technical and design teams to help ensure the smooth running of the business.
Recruitment and training of staff
Continuous development of systems and processes such as procurement, direct delivery, BOM, Logistics and KPI’s
Will be required to present at Board Meetings
The ideal candidate will have:-
A wide knowledge of buying within the shop-fitting Industry.
Ability to manage and motivate a very busy purchasing team.
Ability to read and understand technical drawings.
Excellent sourcing and negotiation skills.
Excellent communication and numerical skills.
Computer literate – Experience on Sage would be an advantage
Excellent methodical, organisational and systems development skills.
Package includes Management Level Bonus Scheme