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Purchasing Manager

Purchasing Manager

Purchasing Manager, Leicestershire

  • Purchasing Manager, Procurement Manager, Senior Buyer jobs.   
  • Successful multi-national engineering / manufacturing organisation with offices in the UK, US and China.
  • Purchasing Manager, Procurement Manager role focused on sourcing, negotiating and buying of goods, materials, components and services within an engineering / manufacturing business.  
  • This isn’t team management but you will be running the procurement function for an SME business – there is plenty of freedom and opportunity for you to develop processes your own way!
  • £35K - £40K salary range + bonus + company pension + early finish on a Friday!

A fantastic opportunity to lead the procurement function within a successful SME engineering business. This is a key role in the organisation to ensure the timely procurement of goods, materials, components and services to meet operational requirements and manufacturing timing plans.

This Purchasing Manager job will suit:

  • A Purchasing Manager or Procurement Manager accustomed to purchasing and procurement processes within an engineering / manufacturing business.
  • We are looking for a purchasing professional with experience within the engineering or manufacturing industry.  You don’t need to be an engineering but you must be able to understand and interpret an engineering drawing / technical specification.
  • Excellent IT skills – advanced Excel skills for data analysis and producing spreadsheets; experience of using EPR / MRP systems.
  • Membership of Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) would be beneficial.

The Purchasing Manager job will involve:

  • Sourcing, negotiating and buying of goods, materials, components and services to meet operational requirements and manufacturing timing plans.
  • Procurement of goods, materials and services with a focus on price, quality, delivery and continuity of supply.
  • Strong link to engineering – you will take a design specification and translate into a technical, supplier RFQ.
  • Work in close partnership with Engineering; Quality; Material Control teams to ensure quality, consistent supply, stock levels are all maintained as required.
  • Negotiate contracts; improve prices and terms of business whilst developing strong relationships with suppliers through the application of best practice tools and methods.

The Purchasing Manager job’s working environment, opportunities and rewards:  

  • A stable, well-run and successful multi-national engineering / manufacturing organisation with offices and manufacturing plants in UK, US and China.
  • They have been a growing business over the last 5 years and are continuing to secure new contracts in new markets.  
  • Salary commensurate with experience (£35K - £40K as a guide); profit related bonus, company pension and an early finish on a Friday!

This Senior Buyer job is commutable from Coalville, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Tamworth, Hinckley, Market Bosworth, Leicester, Loughborough, Derby, Long Eaton and the surrounding areas.

To apply please send your CV to Danny Turnock at Euro Projects Recruitment Ltd.

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