Shipley, West Yorkshire
£22000 - £27000 per annum
3 months ago
This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and forward thinking candidate to join an international, well known and respected business where they will gain exposure to and learn from a very hands on and knowledgeable Finance Director and procurement team.
This is a newly created position that has arisen due to year on year growth and is an opportunity to join a company that pride themselves on their high levels of staff retention and offer a clear support and development programme for the successful candidate.
The role will predominately focus upon managing the companies purchasing operations and the supply of products and services to the company. This will involve ensuring that all deals made are cost effective and will require the successful candidate to be able to build up relationships with existing and new suppliers.
The main responsibilities will include:
-Working with key stakeholders to ensure clear communication of the required specifications and expectations of the company.
-Negotiating with vendors to secure favourable terms for the company.
-Agreeing budgets and tracking performances
-Cost analysis and setting appropriate benchmarks.
-Partnering with finance and the warehouse team to ensure product costings are accurate and preserved in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
-Collaborating with the IT department to develop Business Intelligence and reporting key metrics to the senior management.
-Analysing the company's current product assembly strategy and improving on this where necessary.
-Reviewing and agreeing supplier contract terms with legal input where applicable in addition to conducting supplier audits.
The ideal candidate will have:
-Excellent negotiation and influencing skills as well as strong organisational and time management skills.
-The ability to work within a team.
-Excellent attention to detail.
-Good organisation skills and will be able to manage their workload efficiently.
For more information please contact Gemma Watmough
Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. As part of our recruitment process, we will retain your CV for a period of one year to enable us to consider you for future roles. After this period your CV will be deleted.