Assistant Purchasing Manager

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We currently have an excellent opportunity for an ambitious & enthusiastic Assistant Purchasing Manager to join our client based in the Burton on Trent area. Reporting directly to the Purchasing Manager your main responsibilities are the purchasing activities for the commercial and corporate functions, mainly relating to indirect services. Your main duties will include:

Drive forward initiatives to raise the profile of the Purchasing function

Initiating, co-ordinating and supporting any Cost Reduction Program initiatives

Integrate Purchasing into sourcing projects at earliest point possible.

Ensure purchasing process is followed and is auditable.

Implement HQ led purchasing projects into UK business

Work with other UK departments to ensure supplier agreements are implemented in a timely manner

Reviewing and checking commercial contractual documentation in conjunction with the Legal team

Scouting for and introducing new suppliers into the business

Helping to identify process improvement opportunities

Working at a strategic and operational level, ensuring the success of the Purchasing

It is expected that the successful candidate will be CIPS qualified (L4 or above), with excellent analytical skills as well as a proven ability to work to strict deadlines. If you have relevant experience in a senior purchasing role within a large organisation with a background of indirect/services purchasing, then please apply now. However, if you do not hear back from us within 48hrs, kindly assume you have been unsuccessful. (agy)
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  • Negotiable
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  • CV-207583
  • Permanent
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