Purchasing Manager

Recruiter
Sigma Recruitment
Location
Newport
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus, etc.
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Opportunity for a Purchasing Manager to join a well-established global manufacturing organisation within a brand new role. The position will report directly in to an Operations Director and will involve overseeing a small team of purchasing staff while being hands on yourself in the sourcing and procurement of goods and services for the site.

As the Purchasing Manager, your duties will include:

* Reading and understanding engineering drawings and ordering material quantities in line with requirements
* Sourcing of materials and negotiation of best prices from suppliers
* Being the main point of contact for supplier problem resolution and instigating the necessary corrective action
* Monitoring of orders to ensure that materials/services are delivered for the company to meet customer timescales
* Working closely with the supplier to resolve any issues that negatively effect delivery timescales
* Expediting authorised requisitions for stores, spares, equipment and services, maintaining a suitable log
* Ensuring vendors are aware of any special requirements in respect of delivery
* Collation and assessment of supplier performance within the given area
* Attending weekly production meetings and organise shortage meetings with manufacturing to advise latest material status

To be a successful Purchasing Manager you will have the following skills and experience:

* Previous experience gained within a manufacturing / engineering environment
* Must be skilled in price / cost negotiation and supplier management
* Supervisory / management experience over a purchasing / procurement function
* Supplier / vendor management experience
* Must be able to read and interpret engineering / technical drawings

In return the Purchasing Manager will receive a salary of £30,000 - £35,000 (dependent on experience) + pension, bonus, healthcare, etc.

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