Role details

Purchasing Manager

Sheffield   •   £55,000 - £60,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Sheffield
  • Manufacturing

About Our Client

Our client is a leading organisation in their field who are investing in business improvements across their operation from IT systems to supply chain excellence. As a business who offers excellent benefits, a clear career path and multiple opportunities across the wider group, our client remains an attractive employer in the area.

Job Description

This responsibilities of this role of Purchasing Manager will ultimately involve the coordination inbound Supply Chain for a multi-site operation, utilising best practice to ensure all required materials and services are delivered to Operations on time.

  • Negotiate Contract Agreements

  • Supplier relationship management

  • Manage and monitor supplier performance metrics

  • Develop supply chain to achieve optimum levels of customer service via lead time reduction, forecasting, safety stock strategies, vendor managed inventory, etc. for both direct and indirect materials and services.

  • Agree, monitor and evaluate stock policy data within the MRP system, including lead-times for purchased parts, buffer stock provision and ordering policy, achieving optimum levels of inventory turns.

  • Support annual cost reduction objectives via price negotiation, competitive tender, supplier VA/VE, LCC outsourcing and other cost reduction opportunities.

  • Identify opportunities for vendor rationalisation.

  • Liaison with group purchasing personnel to establish sourcing strategies and group synergies.

The Successful Applicant

Ideally the successful candidate for this role of Purchasing Manager will have:

  • Held similar roles in the past
  • Managed teams across multiple sites
  • Heavy Industry background; automotive, aerospace, general manufacturing
  • Professional qualifications (desirable)
  • Good knowledge of MRP - possibly managed a new implementation.

What's on Offer

£55000 - £60000

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