Purchasing Manager

Interaction Recruitment
12 Dec 2018
08 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


£36,000 - £40,000

One of my well-established manufacturing clients is looking for an experienced Purchasing and Supplier Operations Manager to manage the UK site supplier operations.

Working closely with the Supply Chain Director, you will be responsible for the group procurement, buying the best quality materials, at the most competitive prices, implementing cost savings, to enable the company to operate effectively.

My client is looking for a switched on and ambitious Senior Supply Chain professional to effectively manage the suppliers cost savings and supplier tenders.

The position involves occasional travel to Europe, USA and the Far East – to effectively build relationships, conduct supplier meetings and re negociation tenders.

Forecast levels of demand for raw materials and products;
Conduct research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality;
Liaise between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers;
Build and maintain excellent relationships with new and existing International suppliers;
Negotiate and agree tender contracts, monitoring the quality of service provided;
Forecast price trends and their impact on future activities;
Develop a purchasing strategy with the SC Director;

Personal Qualities:

5+ year’s procurement experience preferable in building, construction or engineering.

Ideally qualified CIPS

Proven track record of delivering value for money results, cost savings and working with high value budgets for a wide range of materials and services.

Effective communication skills along with strong ability to form collaborative working relationships with internal and external customers.

Competent application of Computer skills.

Worldwide travel and supplier tender process and completion experience.

Great salary offered £36,000 - £40,000 DEO, excellent company benefits, holidays, on-site parking. Travel benefits and expenses.

I have immediate interviews available and look forward to receiving your application, thank you for taking the time to apply. Please feel free to call me and discuss the role in more detail.

Lisa Farr

Regional Permanents Consultant - Leeds

Interaction Recruitment plc

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