General Manger for Supply Chain: Valves BusinessMust have experience of purchasing of castings and machining with an annual budget of excess of £5million Accountabilities:Executes and develops objectives, processes, plans and programsLead implementation of supply management strategy, guidelines and processes and ensure compliance to these in operational purchasing in business unitImpact:Tactical: specify new products, processes, standards based on organisation strategy or set short -to mid - term operational plans Main Responsibilities:1.Lead and coach a team of operational purchasers to cover the whole Valves product portfolio.Overall responsibility for the sourcing and purchase of all goods and services required throughout the organisation3.Solve complex or continual - delivery problems when escalated from operational purchasers.4.Oversee and control in-bound logistics including controlling, monitoring, and reporting of inventory levels (if relevant for business unit).5.Ensure optimal inventory turnover that minimises material shortage downtime together with operational purchasers.6.Establishment and fostering of supplier relationships to develop and ensure a total least cost supply of the goods and services. 7.Participate in developing and ensuring implementation of and compliance to business unit supply management, strategy, guidelines and processes.To travel and meet with key suppliers when required, as well as travel to each Valve manufacturing site and maintain the proper management of each purchasing team and vendors.9.Ensure that annual scoring targets and objectives are met.10.Gather, consolidate and monitor spend data.
|Locations:||United Kingdom, Kent|
Role: Graduate / Junior Quantity Surveyor
Location: Kent and London (occasionally)
Company: Leading Specialist Contractor
A hardworking, driven Junior Quantity Surveyor is currently required for a market leading and award winning specialist Contractor. You will join the company at a pivotal time, working on multiple medium to high value projects within the Civil Engineering,and Construction industry - in particular Rail projects.
- Prepare and Check financial forecasts and project reports
- Contract Negotiation
- Cost Value Reporting/Tracking
- Liaise and agree monthly valuations with clients
- Monitor labour, plant & other cost allocations, report cost deviations to budget
- Maintain Cost reporting systems to manage the financial status of the project
- Suitable Qualification held or working towards (Quantity Surveying, Commercial Management, etc)
- Civil Engineering experience would be great, but not a must
- Driven, motivated to learn
This is a great opportunity to work with one of the market leaders in this field who can offer fantastic progression and development alongside a competitive salary and package.