Sourcing & Procurement Manager

Location
Lancashire
Salary
Salary up to £35K + Workplace Pension + Other Benefits
Posted
19 Sep 2018
Closes
19 Oct 2018
Ref
PK5669
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NEW VACANCY! (PK5669)

SOURCING & PROCUREMENT MANAGER                               LANCASHIRE

Salary up to £35K + Workplace Pension + Other Benefits

Hours of Work: 08:30-17:00 Monday to Thursday 
                           08:30-15:00 Friday

Our Client is a market leader in the design, manufacture and supply of packaging to blue chip FMCG markets. A long established company and part of a larger group in the UK, our client has seen steady and sustainable growth over the last few years.

They are looking for a Sourcing and Procurement Manager to join their growing team. 

Responsibilities:

  • Identify New Suppliers and Key Partners.
  • Audit/Visit New Suppliers.
  • Build Relationships with Suppliers (Worldwide).
  • Introduce NEW Product Ranges.
  • Provide Full Pricing for New Ranges.
  • Organise Sample Stock for New Ranges.
  • Liaise and assist Sales on NPD projects.
  • Support sales team to provide quick responses to customer enquiries.
  • Source lower cost and/or higher quality products for Current Stock Products. 
  • Investigate new technologies if applicable.
  • Calculate delivered costs for solutions and propose (in quote format) to other members of staff.
  • Identify and manage project risks.
  • Responsible for calculating margins and generating quotes on your own projects.
  • Input data onto SAGE system.

Requirements:

  • Strong technical background essential.
  • Primary packaging experience an advantage.
  • Ability to problem solve and ‘think outside the box’.
  • Highly process driven with excellent file management skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Clear, articulate and effective communicator.
  • Excellent negotiation skills essential.
  • Excellent communication skills with customers and suppliers, both verbal and written.
  • International and UK travel required to meet suppliers, often at short notice.
  • Extended periods abroad possible.