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Purchasing Manager

King Lifting
Closing date
25 May 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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King Lifting is a growing and ambitious family business based in Avonmouth, Bristol, providing mobile crane hire and plant/machinery movement from depots across the south of England. We are proud of our name and reputation within the industry.

We are currently seeking an experienced and results driven Purchasing Manager to be based at our Head Office in Avonmouth. The role will provide support to every sector of our business and report direct to the Finance Director.

The role:

This is a standalone role and offers a great opportunity for the right person to make their mark with oodles of autonomy within a growing business. The ideal candidate will be professional, confident and a motivated self-starter who can consistently produce results with minimal direction.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Negotiate cost, delivery, and payment terms with current suppliers
Purchasing fleet and fuel
Identify and source new potential suppliers
Raise purchase orders and execute through to completion
Analyse supply failure and implement immediate corrective actions
Carry out supplier performance reviews
Provide monthly reports and statistics to the Senior Management TeamExperience/skills required:

A minimum of 2 years' supply chain and purchasing experience.
Previous experience of working in purchasing within the crane or plant hire industry would be an advantage.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills with proactive approach to problem solving
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office
Process improvement experienceTo apply, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK. If you have not had a response within 14 days of sending your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful and thank you for your interest.

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

King Lifting is an equal opportunities employer, for our full policy, please visit our website

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of: Purchasing Manager, Procurement Manager, Purchasing Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Procurement Officer, Purchasing Officer, Supply Chain Officer, Costs Manager, Project Sourcing Manager, Sourcing Manager, Senior Procurement Manager, Supply Chain Analyst may also be considered for this role
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