Purchasing Manager

Coalville, Leicestershire
Job level
Full Time
58 days ago
£45000 - £55000 per annum
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30 Nov 2021
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Are you a proven commercial negotiator, with strong communication and interpersonal skills? If so, we have an amazing opportunity to join the Commercial Team of a Market Leading organisation in the role of Purchasing Manager.

You will have responsibility for a number of suppliers and a significant level of spend. You will be focused on negotiating product pricing to optimise profitability whilst maximising supplier terms, including rebates, payment terms and service levels. Additionally, you will also continually develop supplier relationships, establish measures to monitor performance and act as the principle point of contact for suppliers.

Key responsibilities:

Negotiate product & supplier terms to optimise profitability, including Incoterms, pricing, payment terms, local rebates, marketing support and service level agreements.Establish a position as the principal contact point to a defined set of suppliers, building a strong network of decision makers to become the 'supply expert' of products within own area of responsibility for Antalis UK.Continually review and develop the purchasing strategy to enhance net profit through supplier selection, negotiation and process improvement.Control and manage cost price positioning. Liaise with the Pricing and Product Management teams to ensure any cost changes are managed effectively. Control supplier relationship to ensure suppliers submit timely and accurate reports on purchase volumes, rebates, early settlement and market updates.Work with other central functions to manage supplier adherence to service level agreements based on the Supplier Excellence criteria. Negotiate supplier price support, acting as a conduit and support where necessary between the sales team and the suppliers. We would welcome applications with the following skills; Purchasing Manager, Negotiation, Sales, SLAs, Stakeholder Management, Communication, Supplier Management, Cost Control, Pricing, Supplier Relationship Manager, Leadership, Analysis, Commercial Acumen, Reporting.

BenefitsThis role is based at our Head Office in Coalville, Leicestershire with free parking provided. Benefits include:

Flexible buy/sell holiday scheme / Pension & Life Assurance / Eye Care vouchers / Cycle to work scheme / Fiat Discount Offer, and a commitment to your training and development.

Essential SkillsThe ideal candidate should have purchasing or commercial experience at a management level.Robust and proven negotiation skills are a must, supported by strong communication, leadership and interpersonal skills.You will need a developed analytical mindset, with a high level of attention to detail.With such a high level of financial responsibility you will also need to be results-orientated, focusing on delivering the Company's Purchasing strategy along with supporting the wider Commercial Team.About CompanyAntalis is the European leader and the global leader (outside of the United States) in B2B distribution of Paper and Packaging solutions, and one of Europe's top three distributors of Visual Communication solutions. Antalis is the only operator in its sector with an international presence in 41 countries.

The group provides one of the most extensive and diversified ranges of products and solutions in the market and offers its clients a high and ground-breaking level of service in terms of customisation, expertise and logistics, mainly through its distribution centres situated throughout the world.

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