Head of Procurement

The Vale of Glamorgan (Bro Morgannwg)
37000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual
19 Jun 2017
26 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Head of Procurement - Bridgend

My client is looking for a highly experienced Head of Procurement/Procurement Manager to manage their whole supply chain process from raw material and bought in goods ordering, production planning and customer delivery to ensure on time, in full delivery to customers and managing Trade Working Capital in line with business requirements.

  • Member of the leadership team, managing and developing all resources within the purchasing and planning departments.
  • Responsible for inventory control ensuring stock levels are maintained at a level to support operations and the requirements to achieve targets.
  • Responsible for operations planning in order to meet customer expectations and to minimise WIP.
  • Developing key supplier relationships in order to increase flexibility within the supply chain and to create a responsive supply base able to improve product availability and reduce lead times according to changes in demand.
  • Deliver cost effective and competitive advantage through supplier development.
  • Development of a teamworking culture within the Department to improve overall efficiency.
  • Ongoing assessment of purchasing strategies with associated development and implementation of action plans.
  • Development and communication of KPIs to monitor departmental performance.
  • Management of Corporate procurement and logistic initiatives.
  • Ongoing management of the MRP system.
Person Specification
  • Degree or equivalent qualification with at least 5 years' experience in supply chain management
  • Manufacturing background essential, preferably plastics components
  • Strong supplier management experience with a track record of continuous improvement
  • Demonstrable experience of KPI improvements
  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills
  • Highly MRP conversant
  • Highly competent in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Hands on with a can do attitude
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