Purchasing Manager - Packaging & Indirects

Purchasing Manager - Packaging & Indirects

  • Location

    Northampton, Northamptonshire

  • Sector:

    Procurement and Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Michelle Perkins

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Are you a Procurement professional based in the Northamptonshire area with experience of packaging and general indirect categories? Does the opportunity to work for a growing, international business with strong values appeal to you? If so, please read on.

As Purchasing Manager, you will define and develop purchasing strategies, employ best practice sourcing and evaluation techniques, analyse spend data, monitor and report on commodity pricing and provide market knowledge. You will also develop strong relationships with suppliers and ensure that supplier performance meets KPIs and SLAs set and also develop purchasing policies and procedures. Your focus will be on packaging, waste management, FM and other indirect categories

In order to carry out the Purchasing Manager role, you will need the following skills and experience:

  • Experience of procuring packaging and general indirects
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Good communication skills
  • CIPS Qualified or working towards
  • Strategic purchasing experience
  • Knowledge of e-auctions
  • Strong analytical experience
  • The ability to draft supplier agreements
  • Flexibility - there may occasionally be UK travel and occasional European travel

In return, you will receive a salary of circa £40,000 dependent upon experience, 25 days holiday + bank holidays along with other excellent benefits

Gleeson Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist recruiter of leadership roles and technical specialists on both a permanent and temporary basis, into a number of industries including 3PL, construction, retail, service sector, automotive, aerospace, general manufacturing and FMCG. Please visit our website www.gleeson-rg.com for further information about our services and to view all of our roles.

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