Strong basic salary, bonus, car and comprehensive benefits
Our client is a significant multi-site business and manufacturer of specialist vehicles and is on a very steep growth curve with a significant supplier base both UK and international. This key role reports into the Managing Director and carries responsibility for managing the strategic and operational performance of the purchasing function and incudes the leadership of a team of experienced buyers. Your focus will be to develop processes and deliver minimum total cost through the effective partnering of all key suppliers which includes all materials, equipment, services and consumable items required to ensure a continuous high quality operational performance. You will drive sourcing initiatives, develop suppliers, coach the team in modern procurement techniques and embed KPI’s. Graduate and CIPS qualified, you must have a proven track record in large scale world-class manufacturing environments and have had direct hands-on experience in leading a significant purchasing function. The ideal is that your experience will have been formed in Tier 1 automotive OEM supply chains, Off-Road Vehicles, specialist transport or capital plant. You will need to have current and best practice purchasing expertise including contract law, procurement ethics and supply chain management within advanced ERP environments and the key requirement is that you lead the team from the front and ensure that the supply chain is with best-in-class supply partners who deliver competitive cost. The long-term career scope is very real, the package is highly attractive and the role is located in the North West.
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