I have an exciting opportunity for a Procurement Manager in Geldern-Walbeck, Germany for a global filtration and textile manufacturer.
The PM is responsible for managing all aspects of material flow, including all transactions of procurement, planning, warehouse, operations up to shipping to meet "on time" customer delivery performance, interface to the Production Planning, Sales and Customer Service team.
Develops strategies to ensure continuous supply and timely procurement of raw materials and supplies to maintain maximum production levels at optimum costs consistent with quality and quantity specifications.
The PM will be responsible for staffing and talent development within the purchasing and internal logistic team. This person manages, controls, and directs staff to achieve highest level of efficiencies which turns into short throughput times and increasing annual inventory turns.
You will be responsible for the Purchasing and Logistics (goods inwards & dispatch processing) department
You will implement company strategy by deriving the company's objectives in relevant PM objectives, Executes sourcing strategy to meet company's growth and sourcing requirements. Manage and develop existing and potential suppliers to meet quality, price and delivery targets. Manage cross-functional planning process that incorporates make versus buy, inventory and material cost elements. Responsible for accurate and regular inventory cycle counts, and controls. Drive cost reduction initiatives. Manage continuous improvements and implement new standards for the entire procurement process. Manage staff by providing them performance objectives, coaching and development feedback
Experience in lean manufacturing projects and project management within the filtration, textile or manufacturing business.
Candidates must be both a fluent German and English speaker.
IT knowledge: SAP, Loomdata; MRP; Microsoft Office
Please get in touch for more details with your CV and contact number if interested.