Purchasing Manager

ProSwimwear Ltd
12 Jan 2018
13 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job description

ProSwimwear is Europe’s, largest online retailer of competitive/training swimwear, accessories and Open Water/Triathlon Wet suits. The company has experienced massive growth and still increasing year on year by 30%. We are currently also named as one of the top 1000 fastest growing European companies in the Financial Times.

ProSwimwear are looking for an experienced Purchasing Manager who is experienced and a flexible Purchasing Manager, to manage the purchasing team as well as building strong working relationships with ProSwimwear’s suppliers, while also looking for new products and suppliers to enhance the competitive offering of ProSwimwear, for all of its International sites.

Key duties include;

  • · Management of the replenishment of minimum stock levels
  • · Ensuring order requirements are catered for and expedited, delegated or escalated as required
  • · Managing the Purchasing team to ensure deliveries are received in from suppliers in line with agreed SLA's
  • · Develop and document a purchasing ' Best Practice' and ensure all team members work to rules
  • · Maintenance of data entry and stock delivery dates within the system
  • · Efficient communication within internal departments in order that customer expectations can be successfully managed within agreed SLA's
  • · Report management and development
  • · Ensuring all customer queries are responded to in the agreed time scales
  • · Any other duties reasonably required

Core competencies;

  • · Experienced and forward thinking purchase manager with proven track record in a similar working environment
  • · Computer literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook with the ability to learn the companies bespoke purchasing system and program
  • · Ability to develop a high level of knowledge of pricing and products
  • · Excellent organisational and people management skills
  • · Ability to build and develop mutually beneficial working relations with a diverse range of suppliers
  • · Process driven and results focused