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Job Title: Purchasing Manager
Type: Permanent
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Job Reference: LA2061

Job Description

Primary Purpose

This role requires an experienced Purchasing Manager who is capable of managing a team in a dynamic and pressurised manufacturing environment.

The primary focus of the role is driving improvement and delivering to the company’s objectives of operational excellence. This person will directly manage a team and provide support and guidance to the separately managed Logistics Team who are responsible for the day to day operational procurement tasks.

Suppliers are measured on their performance to OTIF by the Logistics team and managed to improve their performance. The role of the Strategic Purchasing team is to ensure that the right suppliers are selected and maintained in the approved supplier list whilst ensuring achievement of the financial objectives for the business. The team are key in selecting suppliers and delivery of parts for the NPI & innovation as well as potential switching during the product lifecycle.

The company is a Tier 1 supplier to major aircraft manufacturers worldwide and is a design make supplier as well as being responsible for management of some other design make suppliers in a tiered supply chain context. You will be responsible for the management of a variety of supplier’s size and complexity within this fast paced supply chain.

Key Responsibilities

·       Managing all direct reports, allocating work and checking that duties are carried out satisfactorily.

·       Setting business derived objectives for department staff and annually appraising their performance against them.

·       Leading and developing staff in line with the objectives and performance requirements.

·       Ensure the relationships with suppliers are managed to motivate them to deliver beyond their contractual requirements.

·       Working within a matrix environment ensuring that you build relationships with the other managers and teams within the organisation.

·       Define, manage and maintain effective purchasing business processes which ensure the supply base delivers to the best available quality, price and delivery performance.

·       Providing guidance to ensure that the Operating Unit understands and complies with the objectives for pricing and inventory – not sacrificing one against the other.

·       Ensure Operating Units purchasing processes conform to the requirements under AS9100.

·       Ensure contractual arrangements are in place, which protect the Operating Units interest and requirements. These should be appropriate to the value, risk and length of programme.

·       Ensure that the purchasing strategy is cohesive with the Operating Units objectives and ensure with the team that the plan and its implementation is in manageable steps.

·       Ensure that the team have a continual schedule of productivity and pricing achievements to support the businesses focus on growth.

·       Supporting operation shortages where and when escalated from the Logistics Team to minimise the onward impact of short-term shortages. Working with the Logistics Team in ensuring correct root cause analysis of these shortages to prevent their reoccurrence.

·       Proactively manage the purchasing contribution to the NPI & Innovation processes assuring supplier competencies are considered to maximum effect in new designs.

·       Where appropriate engaging and working with the wider organisations European procurement managers.

·       Represent purchasing for the business where needed to the customer for audits and visits.

·       Where required ensure that compliance to any agreed customer terms and conditions are flowed down to the supply chain.

·       Lead and drive continuous improvement activities that must be able to self-fund through the removal of waste.

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

·       The Purchasing Manager must have proven experience with a purchasing or supply chain environment with direct responsibility on a commercial and technical level with line management experience. Preferable in a manufacturing environment

·       Strong negotiation skills with suppliers including the setting up of long-term agreements for both simple and complex agreements.

·       The ability to bring about operational improvement

·       Strong communication skills and abilities at all levels of the business.

·       Key analytical skills and Proven Synthesis capabilities

·       Capability at defining priorities to help with tracking and reporting

·       Degree qualified in an Engineering or Business discipline.

·       Able to travel worldwide

·       MCIPS

·       Purchasing experience in an aerospace environment

·       Mathematic or scientific(Production engineering) background

Desirable

·       Experience of Baan MRP system

·       Experience in a Lean manufacturing environments and leading teams

·       Experience in the use of export control procedures for both technical data and product.

·       French speaker if not French Spanish would be ideal

 

  

Qualities

·       Tenacity

·       Energy

·       Methodical

·       Flexible

·       Attention to detail

·       Proactive and driven

·       Good team player.

·       Good interpersonal, negotiation and presentation skills.


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 We have used Intec Recruitment for some time now.  They provides us with staff that fits in with our requirements.  They are very professional, and always helpful. Nothing is ever too much trouble. It is always a pleasure working alongside Intec, as they know our company so well.
- M.B. - HR Manager
"I would like to thank you and your staff for providing us with some first-class people over the decades.  You have always been my first call, and rarely have I needed to make a second."
- J.M. - Technical Director
"I have always found Intec to be friendly and helpful.  They offer a very professional service but have a very individual style to them, making the client feel confident that the right candidates will be found."
- S.M. - HR Generalist
 I have used Intec's services in the past, I found their services very supportive and efficient, whenever I had any issues they were dealt in no time, I am looking forward to working with Intec again.
- F.I. - Wirer
Intec Recruitment over the past 10 years have supported our company in numerous service sectors especially in high profile fast track projects that covered a large and varied range of management, technical, skilled, semi-skilled and general staffing requirements. Intec Recruitments personal and professional approach along with their large database of manpower suited our company's requirements perfectly.
- G.T. - Managing Director
"Within a very short period of time Intec are able to assess and fulfil our staffing requirements time and time again with great communication throughout."
- R.F. Stores Supervisor
"I have always found everyone at Intec reliable, responsive, courteous and professional. I have been using their services in some capacity since 2005 and wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to anyone."
- N.B. - Installation and Facilities
I have known Intec Recruitment for approximately twenty years. They have been a great help in finding me work over the years, in some very interesting electronic companies. They have proven over the years to be very honest & reliable.
- E.R. - Test Engineer
During the last 5 years, we have used Intec for all of our temporary vacancies and also all of our permanent, or temp to permanent vacancies.  We have never needed to go elsewhere, as they have always found the candidates we have needed, even for vacancies which have been harder to fill.  Communication with Intec has always been excellent, and I feel they have always understood the qualities of the person we have been looking for.  I would have no hesitation in recommending Intec for both temporary and permanent vacancies.
- J.N. Office Manager
The service I have received (and currently still do) from all at Intec is highly recommendable.

The pre and post interview discussions were frank and honest, thus allowing an easy decision to accept the posting. - S.A. - Technician
I would like to thank you guys for your assistance in finding an ideal job for me. I had spent several months searching and applying for various jobs, but had not found anything that really fitted, you managed to come up find a vacancy that not only matched my key skills but is position I am really excited about starting.
- R.M. - Mechanical Assembly Technician
I would be more than happy to recommend Intec Recruitment to anyone considering using this company for future employment.  You get a prompt and polite service,  any problems are easily resolved through the company's professionalism. I have worked for them for 10 weeks now and am very happy with Intec.  Any questions or queries have been answered.
- R.M. - Mechanical Fitter
Within a very short period of time Intec are able to assess and fulfil our staffing requirements time and time again with great communication throughout.
- R.F. Stores Supervisor
"I always find Intec to be very professional, friendly and reliable, and care about their clients to make sure they place the right candidate to suit our needs."
- H.J. - Secretary /P.A.
I have been using Intec Recruitment Services for my employment needs since 1989 and I have found them to be proactive and give an excellent service. I like that they are a family run business and my experience of them is that they are efficient and courteous and always do what they say they are going to do. I would highly recommend them. - V.S. - Prototype Wirer
Job Description

Purchasing Manager

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Job Description

Primary Purpose

This role requires an experienced Purchasing Manager who is capable of managing a team in a dynamic and pressurised manufacturing environment.

The primary focus of the role is driving improvement and delivering to the company’s objectives of operational excellence. This person will directly manage a team and provide support and guidance to the separately managed Logistics Team who are responsible for the day to day operational procurement tasks.

Suppliers are measured on their performance to OTIF by the Logistics team and managed to improve their performance. The role of the Strategic Purchasing team is to ensure that the right suppliers are selected and maintained in the approved supplier list whilst ensuring achievement of the financial objectives for the business. The team are key in selecting suppliers and delivery of parts for the NPI & innovation as well as potential switching during the product lifecycle.

The company is a Tier 1 supplier to major aircraft manufacturers worldwide and is a design make supplier as well as being responsible for management of some other design make suppliers in a tiered supply chain context. You will be responsible for the management of a variety of supplier’s size and complexity within this fast paced supply chain.

Key Responsibilities

·       Managing all direct reports, allocating work and checking that duties are carried out satisfactorily.

·       Setting business derived objectives for department staff and annually appraising their performance against them.

·       Leading and developing staff in line with the objectives and performance requirements.

·       Ensure the relationships with suppliers are managed to motivate them to deliver beyond their contractual requirements.

·       Working within a matrix environment ensuring that you build relationships with the other managers and teams within the organisation.

·       Define, manage and maintain effective purchasing business processes which ensure the supply base delivers to the best available quality, price and delivery performance.

·       Providing guidance to ensure that the Operating Unit understands and complies with the objectives for pricing and inventory – not sacrificing one against the other.

·       Ensure Operating Units purchasing processes conform to the requirements under AS9100.

·       Ensure contractual arrangements are in place, which protect the Operating Units interest and requirements. These should be appropriate to the value, risk and length of programme.

·       Ensure that the purchasing strategy is cohesive with the Operating Units objectives and ensure with the team that the plan and its implementation is in manageable steps.

·       Ensure that the team have a continual schedule of productivity and pricing achievements to support the businesses focus on growth.

·       Supporting operation shortages where and when escalated from the Logistics Team to minimise the onward impact of short-term shortages. Working with the Logistics Team in ensuring correct root cause analysis of these shortages to prevent their reoccurrence.

·       Proactively manage the purchasing contribution to the NPI & Innovation processes assuring supplier competencies are considered to maximum effect in new designs.

·       Where appropriate engaging and working with the wider organisations European procurement managers.

·       Represent purchasing for the business where needed to the customer for audits and visits.

·       Where required ensure that compliance to any agreed customer terms and conditions are flowed down to the supply chain.

·       Lead and drive continuous improvement activities that must be able to self-fund through the removal of waste.

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

·       The Purchasing Manager must have proven experience with a purchasing or supply chain environment with direct responsibility on a commercial and technical level with line management experience. Preferable in a manufacturing environment

·       Strong negotiation skills with suppliers including the setting up of long-term agreements for both simple and complex agreements.

·       The ability to bring about operational improvement

·       Strong communication skills and abilities at all levels of the business.

·       Key analytical skills and Proven Synthesis capabilities

·       Capability at defining priorities to help with tracking and reporting

·       Degree qualified in an Engineering or Business discipline.

·       Able to travel worldwide

·       MCIPS

·       Purchasing experience in an aerospace environment

·       Mathematic or scientific(Production engineering) background

Desirable

·       Experience of Baan MRP system

·       Experience in a Lean manufacturing environments and leading teams

·       Experience in the use of export control procedures for both technical data and product.

·       French speaker if not French Spanish would be ideal

 

  

Qualities

·       Tenacity

·       Energy

·       Methodical

·       Flexible

·       Attention to detail

·       Proactive and driven

·       Good team player.

·       Good interpersonal, negotiation and presentation skills.


 
Job details
Job Title: Purchasing Manager
Job Reference: LA2061
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary / Rate: Negotiable
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