Indirect Purchasing Manager

Recruiter
Refresco
Location
Kegworth, Derby
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Aug 2019
Closes
27 Sep 2019
Ref
SMTC1
Function
Purchasing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager (indirect spend) the Buyer (indirect spend) is responsible for assisting the management of the indirect spend category. The main responsibility is for the indirect spend area but will also be expected to take responsibility for other purchasing categories outside of their area in line with business requirement.

 

 

 

The Buyer (indirect spend) acts as an entrepreneur and is committed to providing a key service to the stakeholders within the business whilst operating within the Refresco core values and behaviours.

 

 

 

The Buyer (indirect spend) will work closely with the Central Purchasing team and stakeholders across the business unit to reduce total spend in the all indirect areas in the UK. The Buyer (indirect spend) will be responsible for contract management and negotiation to provide the necessary quality of the delivery of a good or service and also the contractual safeguards and protections required by the business unit.

 

 

 

 Key responsibilities of the role:

 

 

 

Responsible for the transactional and strategic procurement activity primarily for the supply of goods and services for the sites revenue and capital expenditure

 

 

 

Accountability for purchasing activities both strategic and operational

 

 

 

To systematically review all contracts for site purchases to ensure best practice and value for money , identifying areas of improvement, cost reduction and ensuring continuous improvement for all goods and services

 

 

 

Ongoing review of purchase orders ensuring favourable terms and conditions to meet company and internal customer needs ensuring goods and services are delivered to agreed budgets, quality expectations, service level agreements and on-time.

 

 

 

To manage supplier relationships to ensure continuity of supply and agreed SLAs are met, taking action where necessary

 

 

 

Promote supplier relationship management and actively engage with key suppliers to address issues and identify potential opportunities to further develop collaboration and deliver continuous improvement of supplier performance (e.g. Costs, Service and Quality)

 

 

 

Liaise with all departments not limited to, Production, Quality, Operations and Engineering to ensure that the agreed service levels for goods and services are met and reviewed and quality standards are adhered too in supply of goods and services

 

 

 

Encourage a competitive and varied supply market and apply best practice tools and techniques to analyse spend and gain maximum strategic and tactical advantage

 

 

 

Implement strategic procurement projects that will provide the greatest opportunity to improve service level and generate procurement savings

 

 

 

Develop and own key supplier performance measures and reporting that will be used to monitor both supplier and Amphenol performance

 

 

 

Develop an approved supplier list for non-inventory goods and services

 

 

 

To manage tender and negotiation process for new contracts and contract renewals ensuring that contracts meet the guidelines of the business to ensure protections and safeguards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Profile job holder

 

 

 

Purchasing experience

 

Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) qualified.

 

High energy

 

Communicator internally and externally

 

Attention to detail and a head for figures.

 

Ability to absorb high levels of detail

 

Analytical

 

Multi tasker

 

Thinking on your feet

 

Project management

 

Team player

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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