European Purchasing Manager (German Speaking)

Recruiter
French Selection
Location
Manchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1182152187
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
FRENCH SELECTION UK
European Purchasing Manager (German Speaking)
Purchasing, Supply Chain, Management, Business Development, Publishing, German Speaking, Sales, Customer service, Buying, Negotiating
Salary: £50,000 pa to £65,000 pa + Bens
Location: Stockport
At commutable distance by car from: Manchester, Liverpool, Altrincham, Macclesfield, Warrington, Northwich, Stoke-On-Trent, Crewe, Stretford, Rochdale, Bury, Bolton, Preston
Ref: 408GG

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The Company:
Our client is an international software technology provider to the publishing sector.

The Role:
- Assist in creating and implementing a purchasing and sourcing strategy
- Maintaining optimum stock levels on all products of a predominantly European supplier base
- Meeting with suppliers towards establishing long-term Partnerships / Deals
- Travelling across Europe to meet suppliers (warehouse in Germany)
- Negotiating suppliers' prices and sourcing new products
- Managing selling prices / margins
- Dealing with the Supply Chain and Logistics
- Coordinating with different departments: Sales Team / Warehouse / Quality / Finance
- Negotiate with potential new suppliers

The Candidate:
- Fluent in English and German (Written & Spoken)
- Proven experience in a strategic international purchasing role
- Extensive experience in Supplier management
- Flexibility to travel to travel is required (about 30%)
- Excellent organisational / managerial skills
- Computer literate in MS office applications and ERP systems
- Excellent communication and decision making skills
- Lots of initiative and common sense

Salary: £50,000 pa to £65,000 pa + Bens

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