Engineering Purchasing Manager

Adecco Group
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Adecco have a fantastic opportunity to join a well established company based in Newbury. Our client are currently recruiting for a Purchasing Manager with an engineering background, and a knowledge on castings and machining starting ASAP paying £50,000k to £55,000k. Working Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm.

Candidates must have specific experience within a mechanical engineering/manufacturing environment.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

* Plans, organises and directs activities relating to the purchasing function
* Establish plans to meet departmental goals and objectives to secure optimal effectiveness
* Develop and measure key performance indicators (KPIs)
* Advance the technical skills within the purchasing team
* Apply new knowledge to management tasks for the improvement of tasks
* Develops a system to evaluate quotations that utilises appropriate negotiation and techniques
* Prepares analysis to support make and buy decisions
* Facilitate timely placement of orders
* Monitor and reduce purchase price variances to meet budget
* Produce regular reports on purchase commitments and costs
* Drive continuous improvement of processes
* Carrying out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the company's policies and applicable laws

Candidates must have high-level negotiation skills and have prior experience of purchasing and sourcing.

Candidates will ideally have/be:

* Knowledge of ERP systems and specifically supply chain management systems
* Demonstrated experience and success working in a fast paced environment
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Highly competent using Microsoft applications
* Highly professional
* Organised
* Committed

Do you have experience in a similar role and/ or all the relevant skills? If so apply to Adecco today.

Please note: This position is based in Newbury, please only apply if you are willing and able to work in this location.

We regret that due to volume of response, we can only contact initial successful applicants.

If you have not heard from us within 7 days, then your application has been unsuccessful.

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
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