Purchasing Manager

Warrington Permanent £40,000 - £50,000
  • Join a high growth organisation supporting the expansion
  • Develop a brand new purchasing function

About Our Client

My client is an established, high growth FMCG based business with a global B2B customer base. They are investing to support further growth, developing capability in key, strategic functions. The organisation is highly reliant on a global supply base that need further support and growing to meet future demand. The client currently operates on a distribution model currently, and are moving to own brand development as a focus.

Job Description

As the Purchasing Manager you will:

  • Review current systems and processes in place, assessing fit for purposes and development opportunities
  • Support the leadership team to devise an approach that enables best in class customer service, and meets growth objectives
  • Assess and manage risk in the supply base, including capacity constraints, availability in shipping, NPD capability, and quality. As a result you may need to implement supplier management tools, contracts, and introduce dual sourcing opportunities (including on-shoring)
  • Understand and manage inventory required to support the current and future order book. The incumbent will need to engage with the Warrington based warehouse function to understand capacity constraints / through put
  • Engage with quality, sales ( Warrington based), and 3rd party manufacturing to develop accurate forecasts

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Already operating as a Purchasing Manager within an FMCG (ideally cosmetics or home & personal care)
  • Used to having a high level of autonomy, and operating in a entrepreneurial business
  • Proven in the development of processes and systems to support an effective purchasing function
  • Strong track record of supporting NPD, engaging with global suppliers
  • Have worked within both a raw material and finished product sourcing environment

What's on Offer

c £50,000 + package

Jonathan Weller
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+44 161 829 0388

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Jonathan Weller
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+44 161 829 0388
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