Purchasing Manager

Recruiter
Tec Partners
Location
Thetford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Aug 2019
Closes
26 Aug 2019
Ref
1230961989
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Purchasing Manager- Watton, Norfolk

Our client is a prominent figure within the engineering sector, their products being used throughout a number of industries, most notably Oil & Gas. With continued business growth and a requirement for more diversity within their materials suppliers and purchasing strategy, there is an opening for an experienced Purchasing Manager to join the team.

The business is commutable from Thetford, Bury St. Edmunds, Norwich, Swaffham and surrounding areas.

Responsibilities for the role include:

Analysing and developing commercial purchasing strategy
Working closely with the R&D department to introduce new product ranges
Regularly reviewing material spending- identifying where savings can be made
Developing quality improvement plans with suppliers
Benchmarking long term suppliers against new proposals

Ideal candidates will have the following skills:

Experience in a purchasing role within a manufacturing/engineering business
Degree level qualification in relevant practice (Engineering, Supply Chain etc.)
Must have excellent computer skills- Excel, Word
Happy to travel internationally for work on occasion
Excellent negotiation skills

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