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Purchasing Manager - Glasgow

Engineering, FMCG & Manufacturing - Procurement
Ref: 3974 Date Posted: Wednesday 08 Aug 2018
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Our FMCG client, is looking to appoint a Purchasing Manager, who will be responsible for managing and developing a small team of Buyers and ensuring the all materials and components are purchased for production

Responsibilities of the role will include;

  • Building strong working relationships with Key Suppliers
  • Identifying new suppliers and negotiating supply agreements and terms
  • Benchmark Supplier performance
  • Manage material costs – spend/usage/scrap
  • Improve processes within the purchasing team
  • Work closely with internal colleagues

Experience and Knowledge required for the role;

  • Experience of working in a similar Team Leader/Management Purchasing role within FMCG manufacturing
  • Strong leadership skills and proven experience of developing and mentoring individuals for success
  • Experience of using MRP systems
  • Strong Supplier management and negotiation skills
  • Experience of outsourcing to LCC would be highly advantageous

For more information about this role, please call Shuna Boyle on 01698 430100