Supply Chain, Logistics & Procurement

We have a wealth of knowledge and experience within the Supply Chain, Logistics & Procurement arena. Our industry experience has been built on a number of successful projects that our clients have asked us to carry out over the last few years. We can confidently recruit the following types of positions:

Procurement and Buying
CPOs
Procurement Directors
Category Managers
Buyers
Indirect and Direct Strategic Sourcing Professionals
e-Sourcing Specialists
Supplier Relationship Managers
Supply Chain, Distribution & Logistics
Supply Chain Directors and Managers
Supply and Production Planners
Customer Service Managers
Demand Planners
S&OP Planners
Import and Export Managers
General Managers
 

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Strategic Buyer
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A world leader in the delivery of tailored construction solutions for virtually any type of construction project.  

Automotive Logistics Co-ordinator
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UK & European family run automotive tranportation company specialising in the transportation of prestige road cars, super cars, classic cars and race cars.

Head of Procurement - Contract Services
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 A Head of Purchasing was required by one of Europe's leading suppliers of Contract Services within the Automotive and Transportation sector who supply major corporations and smaller businesses within the public & private sectors.

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  • Experienced Senior Purchasing Manager with a strong background in negotiating and managing the full supply chain, adding value through structured cost reduction and supplier performance reviews. SALARY: £40,000 baseADDITIONAL BENEFITS: pension BUPA holidaysLOCATION: Mitcham, SurreyCOMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Mitcham,  We are one of the UK’s market leaders in the production of plastic injection moulded containers and tableware for the contract catering, retail and hospitality markets.  Established for over 50 years and highly profitable we have recently undergone a major restructure. Whilst Mitcham is still the Head Office we have recently relocated our entire manufacturing production capabilities to Northampton centralising it in the adjacent site to our established UK Distribution and Warehousing centre. Therefore, some travelling might be necessary specifically when working on projects relating to those sites or when dealing with supplier audits. JOB SPECIFICATION: Senior Purchasing Manager   Assist the company in achieving its business objectives and financial targets for revenue, profitability and growth by managing all operational aspects of the purchasing process.Help create a strategic plan for the supply chain including developing both existing suppliers and identifying new suppliers where necessary.Work closely with the Head of Procurement to explore alternative and cost efficient avenues to achieve business objectives across the full product life-cycle.Negotiate pricing with suppliers including specification changes.Manage all legal compliance, including import / export documentation and tariffs.Provide full financial reporting on supply chain performance, including collation and analysis of data, to inform the business on KPI’s across all aspects of the purchasing function.Manage those KPI’s to then measure performance and demonstrate continual improvements.Responsible for all non-inventory items and facilities management to include office supplies, building maintenance, lease agreements etc.Review supplier performance and conduct annual reviewsCarry out ISO9001 Audits as required.Ensure all certification is up to date and new legislation is advised and adhered to.  Candidates should possess: Senior Purchasing Manager   CIPS Qualified would be advantageous however, experience within a similar role is more important.Strong procurement skills, with the ability to deliver tangible, sustainable and effective improvements in efficiencies, processes & procedures that adds value to the bottom line.A background in a multi-functional fast moving manufacturing environment is desirable.The ability to instil a culture of accountability into the role.Excellent people skills able to influence at all levels.Strong communication, numerical and verbal reasoning.A goal orientated attitude, taking ownership of issues through to a successful conclusion.An understanding of working within ISO standards.Full driving licence. It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services:  Purchasing Manager, Procurement Manager, Purchasing Executive, Plastic Packaging, Injection Moulding, Thermoforming, FMCG, Food, Manufacturing, INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Tracey Fitzgerald quoting Senior Purchasing Manager reference TF1707-14 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683304 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • A market leader, and one of Europe's largest suppliers of shop fitting concept and lighting systems is currently looking for a Head of Procurement to spearhead, modernise and invigorate the Hertfordshire based purchasing function. SALARY: £60,000 - £70,000 ADDITIONAL BENEFITS: Company car, Pension, Healthcare, 23 days holiday 8 bank holidays LOCATION: Hertfordshire COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Luton, Watford, St Albans, Aylesbury, Dunstable, Hemel Hempstead, High Wycombe JOB SPECIFICATION - Head of Procurement The primary focus of this role is to implement and manage a new buying strategy for the business following an internal restructure. Key elements of the role will be to; * Manage and develop a team of 10 existing purchasing staff* Manage a total spend of circa £25 million* Implement new SLA’s for the business and KPI’s for the staff* Assess how to get best value out of the current procurement relationships and where needed, instigate new relationships This is genuinely an opportunity to create a buying platform from a relatively blank canvass and will require a candidate who is strong willed and confident in their approach. REQUIREMENTS - Head of Procurement Ideally you will be a qualified procurement specialist holding either CIPs/MCIPs or the equivalent, looking for the next step in your Procurement management career with an international business. * We would be delighted to receive applications from qualified procurement managers with experience of managing a team of purchasers who look after a combined budget of £20 million* We would also be keen to receive applications from candidates with a strong background of international procurement with a keen interest in any experience of procurement from the Middle East* We will also consider applications from candidates with experience of managing multi million pound budgets and purchasing from across the world, who may be looking for their first step into the management arena THE COMPANY - Head of Procurement We sell, develop, manufacture and install complete shop fitting concepts for retail chain stores. The all-inclusive offer includes custom-made fitting concepts, innovative solutions for checkout arena and professional lighting systems. Our customers include the major players throughout most parts of Europe. It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Shop fitting, Retail Design, Procurement, Buying, Buyer, Category, Buying Manager, Procurement Manager, Senior Buyer, Buying Manager, Category Manager, Purchasing Manager, Purchasing Manager, Purchasing & Supply Manager. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Michael Thorpe quoting Head of Procurement reference MT1705-45 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683313 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.