Chemicals & Polymers
Interim Purchasing Manager
Background to Purchasing Interim Management Assignment
The Procom polymer compounding business based at the Wilton site, had been acquired by the client, one of the largest global chemicals and polymer manufacturers. Purchasing support had previously been provided by a central purchasing team on a part-time basis and the Plant Director and UK Purchasing Manager belived that additional savings opportunities existed.
Key Activities as Interim Purchasing Manager
- Conducted a thorough review of the spend.
- Prioritised opportunities by category
- Launched a series of global requests for quotation followed by an intensive negotiation programme
- £ 400k + saved (7%) on the entire spend within eight weeks.
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