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Purchasing and Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   12 April 2019
  • Salary:   £35000 - £40000/annum
  • Location:   Alfreton, Derbyshire
  • County:   Derbyshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209856337
  • Company:   CV-Library
Job Title: Purchasing and Logistics Manager

Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 Depending on experience

Location: Alfreton Head Office - DE55 4LS

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: Full Time Permanent

Purchasing and Logistics Manager Introduction:

Are you passionate about having ownership and making a difference?

Are you eager to learn and grow with the business?

Do you think outside of the box and enjoy overcoming challenges with a strong team spirit?

At Gilgen, we are passionate about quality and innovation. We believe in people; putting our customers and employees first in everything we do.

As a growing business we give our employees the platform to take responsibility and be themselves in an international, market leading, diverse arena.

We are currently looking for a Purchasing & Logistics Manager to lead, motivate and inspire the Purchasing department.

Purchasing and Logistics Role:

Reporting to the Finance Director, you will be responsible for implementing best practice procurement processes, as well as ensuring efficient end to end fulfilment of customer product and service orders.

Your role and insights will be crucial when developing and implementing appropriate mid and long -term plans for logistics and purchasing. You’ll be the go to person for building processes, putting into effect the changes that will support the business to continually improve and accommodate future growth.

Purchasing and Logistics Manager Responsibilities:

·Implement best practice procurement processes and authority levels, automating where appropriate.

·Implement regular tendering process for supply contracts.

·Ensure the business manages to optimal stock levels and minimises working capital.

·Ensure optimum mix of in-house and third party services to minimise cost of delivery whilst ensuring high level, consistent customer experience regardless of channel.

·Develop and implement appropriate mid and long term plan for logistics and purchasing to accommodate future business growth.

·Continually improve end to end fulfilment processes, conducting route cause analysis on any issues that arise - automate improvements through core systems where appropriate.

·Manage purchasing function, ensuring cost effective procurement and that product is available to fulfil customer orders, either though

Purchasing and Logistics Manager Skills and Experience:


·Experience within purchasing and logistics is essential

·A track record of tackling and delivering successful change

·Previous experience within a managerial role is a must


·Previous use of SAP would be beneficial

·Industry relevant qualifications are desirable, but not essential

Benefits Include:

·Contributory pension scheme

·Free Parking

·Dress down Friday and early finish

·23 days annual leave rising to 28 after 5 years’ service

The Company:

Gilgen Door Systems, a member of Nabtesco Group in Japan, is renowned for its innovative door drive systems and overall solutions for use in-door, gate and folding-wall systems. Our employees are at the centre of our operations and our values run through the company in everything we do: We believe in ensuring our employees receive the very best in training and development to deliver an exceptional standard of customer service. We offer an inclusive and welcoming culture where teamwork, continuous development and empowerment are the pillars that support our success.

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience to carry out this role then apply below today

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