Director of Purchasing EMEA

Company: CV-Library
Job type: Full-time
Salary: EUR 140,000 / Year

Purchasing Director

Our client, one of the world's leading Manufacturers of automotive safety systems is looking for a Purchasing Director for their EMEA team. This lead role will have the full responsibility for all purchasing of indirect and direct materials across EMEA.

Day to day duties:

Integrate and work with UK team and wider EMEA regional team
Work with purchasing leaders in US, Aus and HK to optimise global material cost
Ensure an optimal supply of goods for the product range
Implement cost and market analysis as baseline of commodity strategies
Participate in process improvement and develop supplier relationships
Perform thorough price and contract negotiations and renegotiations
Maintain a functional interface with cross functional partners
Contribute to the achievement of revenue and profit targets

Key skills required:

Strong, logical problem solver
Outstanding stakeholder communication skills
Strong project management and planning skills
Excellent financial and business acumen
Proven blue chip work experience including leading teams
Degree or professionally qualified

If you are a strong leader with a proven track record of delivering strategic purchasing initiatives and cost savings within a blue-chip environment, please contact Tony Rush or Simon Taylor

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