Purchasing Manager

Chase and Holland
£23k - 25k per year
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This South Sheffield SME who have identified the need to supply a very niche and extremely popular product in the market, have created a new role for a Purchasing Manager. This is a full time permanent position which will see you oversee the Purchasing function and the management of one member of staff. This will see you helping to implement a structured Purchasing strategy into the business.

Much of this role will focus around the strategy of Purchasing within the business although as the team is small you will also need to be hands on in day today purchasing activities. Reporting to the Operations Director, your varied and wide remit will include:

Identifying cost savings with suppliers

Working closely with production and sales to ensure the right goods are purchased and that the right levels of stock are in place

Forecasting using previous demands and sales patterns in order to know what to buy and when

Sourcing new suppliers and ensuring existing suppliers are delivering OTIF without quality being affected

Liaising with the warehousing function and reporting on stock levels

Working with the wider business on new product development

Improving existing purchasing processes and procedures

Developing the Purchasing Coordinator

Who should apply?

This role needs someone who has good Purchasing experience which is both strategic and operational. As this is the lead Purchasing role, you will need to be up and running quickly with the ability to make improvements quickly. This is a really innovative and forward thinking business.

You'll be good with suppliers and forging relationships as well as coming up with good ideas on how to improve the way Purchasing works within a business.

Chase and Holland acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Finance and HR recruitment and comfortably service the South Yorkshire, Derbyshire , Nottinghamshire , Leicestershire , Staffordshire and Lincolnshire marketplaces.