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Purchasing Manager

£38k - £44k

Purchasing Manager

Our successful Knaresborough based client is looking to recruit a Purchasing Manager on a full time, permanent basis!

  • Knaresborough

Description

Our successful Knaresborough based client is looking to recruit a Purchasing Manager on a full time, permanent basis!

You will be responsible for globally sourcing equipment, goods and services and managing suppliers. The successful candidate will be able to perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, search for better deals, and find more profitable suppliers.

Your duties will include:

  • Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies
  • Source quality and innovative products relevant to the industry
  • Maintain consistent supply in relation to our growth plans
  • Forecasting stock & ordering
  • Conduct regular supplier reviews – both on pricing & service levels
  • Seek and partner with reliable suppliers
  • Determine optimum quantity and timing of deliveries
  • Minimise supplier freight-in costs without impact on service

Additional department responsibility will include:

  • Establish & maintain preferred suppliers list
  • Maintain and update stock max/min & costings
  • Daily ordering for special orders
  • Working closely with all departments

Required Skills & attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Previous experience within a purchasing role
  • Willing to take responsibility for your actions and strive to do the right things for our customers, the business and yourself
  • Ability to multi-task, whilst having high attention to detail
  • Ability to work well within a team and closely with the sales department to achieve the best cost saving
  • Strong project management and organisational skills
  • IT Literate
  • Confident on the phone
  • Effective communicator at all levels, strong influencing and negotiating skills
  • Ability to gather and analyse data and to work with figures

Benefits:

  • Salary of up to £44k available for the right candidate
  • 25 Days annual leave + Bank holidays
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Onsite parking
  • Casual dress
  • Training courses
  • Monday to Friday 8:00-4:30pm

Interested? Email your CV to Emma at EM Recruiting TODAY!

To apply for this job email your details to emma@emrecruiting.co.uk.