Purchasing Manager

Bath Permanent £50,000 - £60,000
  • Rapidly growing business
  • Complete greenfield opportunity

About Our Client

Our Client is a rapidly growing business within the medical device sector, they have developed the worlds fastest FDA- cleared diagnostics platform which has revolutionised this area of the market.
The business has seen huge growth and is now looking to make key hires throughout the company, specifically across Supply Chain, Procurement and Manufacturing.

Job Description

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to;

  • Manage all direct purchasing across the Supply chain and operations
  • Develop and implement a robust Purchasing strategy in line with company targets
  • Review/Develop/rationalise the supplier base, sourcing new suppliers where needed
  • Develop a suite of KPI's for managing supplier performance
  • Develop and implement purchasing processes and best practice
  • Develop the Purchasing department shaping the the structure for future growth
  • Deliver against cost saving targets
  • Mitigate risk to supply through developing the supplier base
  • Work across the business functions to better understand business requirements
  • Work with Quality Assurance to manage the tendering process for new suppliers

The Successful Applicant

The successful Candidate will possess;

  • A demonstrable track record of leading a purchasing department within a manufacturing environment
  • Proven track record in developing and documenting purchasing processes
  • A proven track record in negotiations
  • Demonstrable examples of supplier rationalisation, supplier management, sourcing and on boarding suppliers
  • Demonstrable examples of cost savings
  • Proven track record in developing and executing purchasing strategies
  • A background in a controlled manufacturing business, i.e food or drink manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, medical devices etc
  • excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Understanding of RFP, RFQ, RFI
  • Track record of hiring and developing talent

What's on Offer

Up to 60k depending on experience

Ben Neeamuthkhan
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+44 117 906 5517

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Ben Neeamuthkhan
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+44 117 906 5517
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