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Purchasing Manager

Purchasing Manager

  • Location

    Wickford

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    35000-38000 Per Annum

  • Contact:

    Blaze Furley

  • Contact email:

    bfurley@lerecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 976 3540

  • Job ref:

    955261

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-01-09

Purchasing Manager

Wickford

Salary: £35k-£38k

My Client has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Industrial Purchasing Manager to join their growing team.

Purchasing Manager- Responsibilities would include:

  • Developing and implementing purchasing strategies
  • Managing daily purchasing activities
  • Managing supplier relations and negotiating contracts, prices, timelines etc
  • Maintaining the supplier database, purchase records and related documentation
  • Coordinating with inventory control to determine and manage inventory needs
  • Ensuring that all procured items meet the required quality standards and specifications
  • Preparing cost estimates and managing budgets
  • Working to improve purchasing system and processes
  • Perform other related tasks as requested

Purchasing Manager– Person Requirements:

The candidate would ideally have the following requirements:

  • Degree in business administration or a related field
  • Experience as a purchasing manager or in a similar position
  • Deep knowledge of inventory and supply chain management
  • Be a member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong critical thinking and negotiating skills
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to work independently

Benefits include:

  • Pension scheme with a company contribution of 9%
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Private Health Care
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme