Purchasing Manager

International Permanent £50,000 - £55,000 per year
  • New opportunity to join a leading Manufacturing business
  • Procurement Manager Role - reporting directly to the Director of Operations

About Our Client

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain are working in partnership with a hugely successful, Manufacturer based in Derbyshire.

This leading UK business has a reputation for quality and is an expert in the development of customised equipment.

Job Description

The Purchasing Manager, will provide leadership and practical expertise within the company's procurement team in order to balance stock levels and negotiate cost reductions.

  • Contract negotiation and Supplier management
  • Improve purchasing policies, procedures and best practices
  • Manage the supply chain to ensure timely delivery of all required materials
  • Identify and source new suppliers and vendors
  • Develop, negotiate and administer purchasing agreements and contracts with suppliers in support of organisational requirements
  • Work with relevant departments to manage inventory requirements with the use of ERP/MRP
  • Working with management to develop and implement cost savings plans and be accountable for meeting agreed budget objectives

The Successful Applicant

Successful candidates will have at least 5 year's experience in purchasing/materials management, along with previous experience working in a manufacturing environment.

You will also have:

  • Experience of using an MRP system
  • Ability to identify new potential suppliers and manage key supplier partnerships
  • Performance management and strong analytical skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail, with good presentation and IT skills including the proficient use of Microsoft Office.
  • Experience of leading a team

What's on Offer

Salary c.£50k + Bonuses and a generous wider package.

Sarah Howden
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Phone number
+44 114 263 6025

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Direct Procurement
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Sarah Howden
Consultant phone
+44 114 263 6025
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