Buying & Warehouse Manager

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Oil and Gas
Region:
Europe
Location:
Essex
Salary Description:
Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted:
22/06/2018
Recruiter:
TalentSpa Recuitment
Job Ref:
Tri/J212

Buying & Warehouse Manager

Location: Essex

Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits

Triconnex is a fast growing independent multi - utility connections provider to Blue-chip residential developers; providing a unique range of services enabling us to design, install and connect networks that bring electricity, gas, water and ultra fast fibre to developments across the South East and South West. Due to our continued growth and ambitious growth plans, we have an opportunity for a Buying & Warehouse Manager to join the team. We are looking for someone to manage and co-ordinate the buying team to control materials and equipment for the gas, water, electric and fibre operations teams and within the warehouse, in line with Company policy and procedures.

Key Responsibilities

* Monitor business trends and utilities product availability to pay the best price for company goods and services without sacrificing quality or delivery times
* Identify and research potential new suppliers
* Nurture relationships with suppliers to negotiate the best prices
* Develop and implement procedures for procuring, storing, and distributing goods or services and maintaining stock levels
* Management of warehouse and buying teams ensuring stock is successfully procured, processed, logged and distributed
* To foster a well-trained and motivated team by mentoring, coaching and developing by conducting personal development reviews and regular one to one meetings
* Overall responsibility for ensuring machinery is maintained regularly, clean, safe and meeting regulations
* Ensure drivers are managed efficiently to maximise utilisation whilst adhering to working time directives and other relevant legislation
* Liaise and work closely with other departments, building strong working relationships
* To prepare and provide key reports and KPI's for board information and management reporting

Knowledge

* In depth knowledge of utilities materials and equipment
* Strong knowledge of utilities material suitability, availability and supplier base
* Knowledge and understanding of effective customer care processes and the effects on financial costs
* Knowledge and awareness of process improvement tools i.e. TIMWOOD and situational leadership to ensure continuous process improvement

Skills and Abilities

* Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise at various levels.
* Ability to work as a highly focused team to meet deadlines and to work with others to achieve shared goals
* Skilled in the successful management, supervision and development
* Ability to mentor direct reports
* Ability to work on own initiative with self-motivated approach
* Ability to investigate resolve or escalate issues/requirements
* Good time management and organisational skills
* Ability to build long lasting working relationships
* Experience/Qualifications
* Experience within the utilities, residential services or construction sector
* Proven experience within a similar role
* Experience of supervising and managing a buying/procurement team
* Proven knowledge and experience of establishing and implementing systems, policies and procedures
* Flexible in approach to changing demands of business and working hours
* Full UK drivers' License

This is an opportunity to be part of our company who value their people and offers training and a focus on ongoing personal development. We offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday plus bank

Contact Details:
TalentSpa Recuitment
Tel: 0844 8700 926
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