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Junior Procurement Manager Job No: BS/EP/PM
Salary: £30,000.00 - £35,000.00 Location: Tonbridge Contract Type: Permanent
Posted: 29/01/2020

Junior Procurement Manager

Tonbridge

£30-35k DOE

Rare opportunity to join a fantastic business, where there is a real 'people focused' culture.

Hours for this role are 7.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday.

If successful you will be expected to:

  • Achieve continuous cost reductions whilst improving or maintaining quality and reliability
  • Control stock holding
  • Continuously look for new methods and solutions that can improve the supply chain
  • Manage and develop internal resources
  • Develop strong relationships with various internal teams supporting them to meet their company objectives and goals
  • Continuously monitoring and reporting on future markets and trends (prices, shortages, changes in suppliers etc.)
  • Identify and manage critical materials and services required to support company strategy in key performance areas
  • Developed supply options and contingency plans supporting the company plan
  • Have a diverse and globally competitive supply chain developing strategic partnerships with key suppliers
  • Focused on real time demand - efficient and lean purchasing, manufacturing and delivery reducing customer lead times and improving effectiveness and quality

You will have/be:

  • Strong procurement and purchasing experience within an SME
  • A good all round understanding of Supply Chain
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Happy to work at an operational level, but capable of strategic development too
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Positive, flexible and reliable

You will become part of an exciting and fast paced team. This is a busy and varied role, requiring someone who is happy to undertake an ever changing work load and remit.

If you meet the above criteria, please apply online for immediate consideration!

This role is being handled by Emily, Head of Business Support for Pearson Whiffin Recruitment

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