Purchasing Manager

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

I am currently recruiting for a Purchasing Manager within the aerospace industry able to demonstrate experience working in a multi-site role.

Client Details

My client is backed by an international investment arm who have seriously invested in this business over the last 12-months. They are in manufacturing and production of the aerospace sector supplying many of the major players within the industry.


  • Stays familiar with the company's needs
  • Manages the 3-site purchase orders
  • Coordinates with people in different company locations to see if a better price is available somewhere else or if suppliers in a certain area are not living up to expectations
  • Communicates with executives and gains approval for purchasing contracts with new vendors or on new supplies
  • Continuously comparison shops and negotiates to make sure the company gets the best possible prices on needed supplies
  • Oversees supply chain management
  • Communicates with suppliers and to make sure supplies get where they need to be when they need to be, even when a deadline is tight
  • Maintains a network of professional contacts in order to discover new opportunities for good deals on orders
  • Checks inventory, tracks how inventory is used, and adjusts purchasing habits in accord with apparent trends
  • Attends meetings to stay up to date on the company's objectives
  • Attends conferences to meet potential new suppliers and glean insight from other professionals in the purchasing field


The successful candidate will be based in / will commute to North Nottinghamshire -

Furthermore, they ideally will be from the; aerospace, fabrication, rail or automotive backgrounds.

CIPS and a Degree Background are desired however not essential.

Must have managed across a multi-site function.

Must be willing to get hands-on and be hard-working

Job Offer

In exchange, the offer to work as a Purchasing Manager with this business is the chance to work for an international brand within the aerospace industry. They will also be in charge of 3 sites for the purchasing and report directly into a Supply Chain Director.

22 Days Holiday


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