Purchasing Manager

Lancashire Permanent £65,000 - £70,000 per year
  • An opportunity to rebuild a purchasing function
  • Join a stable SME with a robust order book and strong financial backing

About Our Client

My client is a stable and growing SME operating in the Electronics Manufacturing sector based in Lancashire. They are in an exciting period of growth and have taken the opportunity to review the organisation chart and levels of key roles, including the Purchasing Manager role.

Job Description

As the Purchasing Manager you will:

  • Review and develop the purchasing function with a focus on how the business needs the function to operate. This will include understanding the manufacturing processes, forecast, capacity, NPD, and Supply Base
  • Support the team, and up skill where necessary, identifying training opportunities
  • Review the current supply base and highlight risk, implementing 1st and 2nd tier solutions. This will also include educating the internal stakeholders on the challenges of the current electronics supply base, allowing them to respond accordingly
  • Ensure visibility of performance can be seen across the business, building trust and transparency
  • Own data integrity and MRP adoption

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will be:

  • A Purchasing Manager from an electronics manufacturing environment
  • Proven in team management and development
  • Excited by the opportunity to rebuild a purchasing function, including the development of new systems and processes
  • Proven selling the value of effective supply chain management into a site leadership team, and planning an active role in setting a strategy
  • Well networked in the electronics supply base

What's on Offer

circa £70,000 base + package

Jonathan Weller
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Phone number
+44 161 829 0388

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Direct Procurement
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Jonathan Weller
Consultant phone
+44 161 829 0388
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