Purchasing Manager – Continental – Grimsby


Job Description• Negotiate contracts for goods and services, including waste etc.• Buying the best quality equipment, goods and services for the company at the most competitive prices.• Responsible for Direct and Indirect purchases. • Identify purchasing synergies and cost reduction opportunities within the Group, Division and other UK sites.• Forecasting price trends and their impact on future activities.• Providing reports, statistics and presentations about market analysis, supplier’s performance, material price movements, risks and mitigations.• Developing the organisations’ purchasing strategy.• Evaluating bids and making recommendations based on commercial and technical factors.• Ensuring corporate policies are integrated into departmental procedures and develop close partnership with corporate central purchasing liaising between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers.• Forecasting levels of demand for services and products to meet the business needs and keeping a constant check on stock levels.• Identify areas of risk and potential new sources.• Maintain an Approved Supplier listing and their ISO registrations.• Maintain an up to date database of purchasing specifications and develop new ones as necessary• Lead and Manage the Buying Team.• Monitor and maintain good housekeeping practices throughout the site.• Carry out the job requirements in full compliance with the Code of Conduct.• Support and demonstrate the ‘4 Values’ and associated ‘behaviours’ in carrying out your duties and responsibilities.• Learn and follow the safety requirements in relation to your job.• Employees are required to take reasonable care of themselves and other persons which may be affected by their acts or omissions, furthermore employees must cooperate with management and not interfere or misuse anything provided in the interest of health and safety. Employees must actively engage in the incident reporting system and highlight any shortcomings in the arrangements for health and safety and report any serious or immediate danger.• This job description does not limit your duties and you may be required to work in other parts of the business on tasks within your capabilitiesJob RequirementsMinimum of 5 years experience within a Purchasing environment.Minimum of 3 years people management experience including multi-site.Setting and managing KPI’s.SAPSupplier terms and conditions, contract law and tendering processes.Purchasing and Supply Chain methodology and systems.Good at negotiating, networking and dealing with numbers, as well as dealing with other factors such as sustainability, risk management and ethical issues.What we offerCompany Pension schemeBonus scheme26 days annual leave Private medical insuranceHybrid workingFlexible working Onsite GymOnsite parkingOnsite CanteenJob TypeProfessional Job CategoryPurchasing Division Footer TextReady to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.About ContinentalContinental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2021, Continental generated sales of 33.8 billion and currently employs more than 190,000 people in 58 countries and markets. On October 8, 2021, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary. The ContiTech group sector develops and manufactures, for example, cross-material, environmentally friendly and intelligent products and systems for the automotive industry, railway engineering, mining, agriculture and other key industries. Guided by the vision of “smart and sustainable solutions beyond rubber,” the group sector draws on its long-standing knowledge of the industry and materials to open up new business opportunities by combining various materials with electronic components and individual services.CountryUnited KingdomDivisionContiTechContact NameKimberley ComptonContact EmailKimberley.compton[email protected] FlexibilityHybrid Job Job Flexibility disclaimerHybrid Job – You work both mobile and on the company site Posting Location: GrimsbyAuto req ID: 232433BRLeadership Level: Leading People

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