Purchasing Manager A great opportunity for a Purchasing Manager has become available for a client of mine who are a manufacturing company, supplying products into various industries, based in ; They are currently seeking a highly capable Purchasing Manager to join their team of highly determined professionals. They are looking for a switched on individual to come in, strip all processes and systems down and put new ones into place, whilst building strong relationships with suppliers and with a positive approach, whilst motivating and mentoring the team by setting a positive ; Purchasing Manager Responsibilities: •Manage and review Long Term Agreements •Day to day management of all purchasing activities including distribution, planning and buying •Continuous assessment of stock levels management •Put into place action plans for cost reduction and improving delivery time •Review processes and systems and put new ones into place •Build strong professional relationships with suppliers •Review and negotiate payments terms •Review direct and indirect costs across the company Purchasing Manager Requirements: •Previous manufacturing/engineering experience •Experience with purchasing in China will be highly desirable •Solid experience within Supply Chain/Purchasing •Proven management and leadership skills •Experience dealing with suppliers •Confident and highly motivated Why Should You Apply? •Up to £40,000 depending on experience •Pension scheme •25 days annual holiday + bank holidays •Free car park About Us X4 Engineering X4 Engineering is a specialist recruitment business for the engineering sector. We are part of the X4 Group, a multi-award-winning group of brands specialising in Life Sciences, Engineering, Construction and Technology, with over 10 years of experience in successfully placing mid to senior level contract and permanent professionals across the globe. Our network of world class engineering talent sets us apart from the rest and allows us to deliver skilled professionals to our engineering partners across a number of industry sectors including Oil and Gas, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Chemical and Process, Defence, Medical, Food and FMCG.