Cardiff Permanent £35,000 - £40,000 per year
  • Newly Created role for a business in growth
  • Make an impact with a broad range of suppliers

About Our Client

My client is a successful manufacturer as part of a group of companies creating precision-engineered products using cutting edge technology

Job Description

A critical part of the team the individual will be responsible for:

  • Raw Material Procurement: Employ the Material Requirements Planning (MRP) system to assess demand, generate purchase orders, and uphold optimal inventory levels
  • Supplier Management: Recognise, assess, and establish connections with suppliers, negotiate contracts, and nurture robust partnerships to ensure OTIF deliveries, quality products, and competitive pricing.
  • Order Fulfilment: Supervise and trace purchase orders, expedite deliveries as required to meet production schedules
  • Inventory Management: Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to routinely assess inventory levels, conduct audits, and execute strategies
  • Demand Planning: Collaborate with production and planning teams to precisely forecast material requirements, accounting for lead times and production volumes.
  • Purchasing Improvement Projects: Take the lead in identifying and executing procurement enhancement initiatives aimed at streamlining processes, cost reduction, elevating supplier performance, and enhancing overall efficiency.
  • Project Management: Create comprehensive project plans, coordinate project teams, and closely oversee progress to guarantee the timely execution and attainment of project objectives.
  • Continuous Improvement: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to nurture a culture of perpetual improvement, exchange best practices, and implement standardised procedures.
  • Data Analysis: Scrutinise procurement and purchasing data, encompassing supplier performance, pricing trends, lead times, and opportunities for cost savings, to spot areas ripe for improvement.

The Successful Applicant

The successful canididate:

  • Experience in a similar role in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in cradle to the grave procurement
  • Working knowledge of MRP/ERP
  • Target driven
  • Strong negotiator being able to influence both internal and external stakeholders
  • Coomutable to the site in South Wales

What's on Offer

Role offers a competitive salary

Scott Taylor
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Phone number
+44 292 064 2032

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Direct Procurement
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Scott Taylor
Consultant phone
+44 292 064 2032
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