Head of Purchasing

    West Midlands


    : Head of Purchasing

    : Worcestershire

    : £50,000 to £60,000 + Excellent Benefits

    If there s something stopping you from achieving all you re capable of, you ll relish a role with a company that will positively encourage you to be pro-active a real opportunity to release your true potential.

    The Company:
    Our Client is an innovative Multi-Disciplined Design & Engineering Lead provider of automation engineering services and solutions across a wide range of industries, including automotive, rail, aerospace, pharmaceutical, food and beverage.

    Due to sustained continued expansion
    they now require a Head of Purchasing to support a lean and effective Procurement set up and maintain KPIs including cost, quality and delivery in line with all company projects. You will have overall responsibility for negotiation and contract management; developing and building strategic supplier relationships; risk management and the identification and resolution of supply chain issues within your category.

    The Person: Candidates suitable for consideration should be able to provide evidence of the following:

    • A Degree/HND in Manufacturing/Production/Industrial Engineering or relevant equivalent experience.
    • A knowledge/understanding of engineering concepts such as Design for manufacture, pre-production, industrial engineering, purchasing and procurement processes, integration, cost effectiveness, quality, and readiness for production
    • Membership of CIPS or achievement of equivalent business qualification would be an advantage

    You will be self-motivated, have excellent communication skills both written and oral, be computer literate, and able to work as part of a team.

    Do you have the courage to take on this challenge?