Procurement Manager

Job Title: Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Runcorn, Cheshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J894585_1521042034
Contact Name: martin willemsen
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 14, 2018 15:40

Job Description

Procurement Manager Position

Reporting into the company Director the Procurement Manager will oversee all purchasing activity, including raw material for in house manufacturing and traded chemicals, to support an extensive product portfolio. Additionally, all general business and Capex expenditure.

* Ensuring all chemicals are ordered in a cost effective and timely manner, dependant on requirements
* Develop good relationships with suppliers on a worldwide basis.
* Vendor performance monitoring and improvement, including OTIF and QC
* Global sourcing activity from a wide ranging, diverse supply base
* Review and maintain MRP program; and oversee stock control processes and stock values
* Supervise and develop procurement team
* Responsible for all IT and communication expenditure
* Data integrity for SAP
* Foster close working relationships with other departments
* Continually improve purchasing methods and drive down external spend

Desired Skills
* CIPS qualified
* SAP experience
* Degree qualified - Science Background - Preferably chemistry
* Able to work independently and on own initiative across range of projects
* Experience with Chinese and Indian markets