Purchasing Manager

Head Recruitment
Leeds, UK
21 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Purchasing Manager

Bespoke Special Purpose Automated Machines

Yorkshire, UK

£Negotiable plus benefits

My client, based in brand new premises in the heart of Yorkshire within commutable distance to some of the most beautiful rural areas of the country, are a national and recognised leader in the design and manufacture of Bespoke Special Purpose Machines and Automation Systems for many different business sectors including the pharmaceutical, food processing, medical and personal care sectors.

As one of the UK's leading designers and manufacturers of these innovative products this well-established company now have a requirement for a Purchasing Manager to take full responsibility for overseeing the purchasing function of the company, purchasing strategies and the management of a team of buyers.

As a Purchasing Manager you will be responsible for.

* The management of a team of specialist engineering buyers.

* Supplier assessments, approval, audits, selection and management.

* Price negotiation and the setting of expectations.

* The management of supplier non-conformance, delivery targets and other supplier related issues.

* Forecasting and planning the purchasing requirements and resources in order to support future growth.

* Analysing the current buying systems and possible improvements to these systems.

* Search and source potential new suppliers and vendors.

* Track, measure and analyse company purchasing with a view to the identification of savings.

* Oversee the recruitment, hiring and training of new staff.

* Assisting other departments in the putting together costings and quotes from the customer requirements and specifications.

* Supporting on cost savings and continuous improvement programmes.

Applications are invited from experienced Purchasing Managers / Procurement Managers who have worked within an engineering environment.

In return my client will offer a very competitive and negotiable salary plus other benefits including bonus, pension, life assurance, private medical, a first rate development and training programme plus excellent prospects for advancement within this successful, national and well established organisation.

If you feel you have the necessary skills, experience and drive please email your CV

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