Purchasing Manager

Heads Recruitment Ltd
£30k - 35k per year
30 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Job Title Purchasing Manager Hours 08:00 – 16:30 Mon – Thurs 08:00 – 14:00 (can be flexible with hours of required) Salary £30,000 - £35,000 The Candidate QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE CIPS qualified or working towards Ideally from a Engineering background. Minimum 3 years previous experience in a Purchasing role High competency level in use of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, as a minimum) Proven track record of controlling and reducing external spend whilst developing a robust supplier base. Experience of Purchasing manufactured parts including scheduled deliveries. Experience of working with MRP systems is essential. Management and coordination of purchasing activities with relation to Cost, Delivery and Quality performance Continuous development of self and individual team members Full Driving License required. Strong leadership skills and proven experience in staff development “Handson” approach to all tasks Ability to take a proactive approach to overcome challenges and achieve results Result orientated and confident Proven appreciation of customer service expectations and cost demands of business Commercial and financial acumen Sets priorities taking into account short and long-term needs of the business. The Role Managing and controlling all the company’s external suppliers with particular emphasis on the purchase of Materials and finished parts for production. Ensure parts and materials are bought at the most competitive price and delivered on time for production. Establish strategic relationships with key suppliers who are aligned to the company's needs. Identify new suppliers, agree terms and negotiate supply agreements where appropriate, including discount structures and price breaks. Form close working relationships with associated departments eg. Sales, Engineering, Production, and commercial Continually improve purchasing methods and reduce external spend. Supplier visits for Audits and to continually develop relationships Material Costs – stringent material control is required to assure company targets are met. The includes spend, usage, scrap, inventory levels etc The Company Our client is an industry leading manufacturer of high precision goods. Due to high growth they are looking for a Purchasing Manager to join their expanding team based in their brand new manufacturing facility. HEADS Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent staff and an employment business for temporary workers. We recruit for roles based in Engineering, Technical, Warehousing, Manufacturing, Office, Logistics and Industrial. View our latest jobs today on our website and follow us on LinkedIn. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66756842