Purchasing Manager

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Our client is a well established and innovative services company in the midlands now have a requirement for a Purchasing Manager. You will train, manage and develop a small team who will be reporting to you.

This is a Permanent Job with a very  attractive salary and benefits package.

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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Ensure the purchasing department support the strategic plan of the business.
  • Communicate clearly to the team what their role will be.
  • Ensure that all purchasing processes are best in class.
  • Develop relevant KPIs and measure performance.
  • Work closely with budget holders on spend, understand their requirements and timing of spend.
  • Ensure compliance with all policies and procedures.
  • Prepare reports, budgets and forecasts over all major category spends.
  • Analyse variances on spend and opportunities for savings.
  • Develop supplier relationship management system and evaluate supplier performance.
  • Ensure stock levels reflect business requirements.
  • Play an integral role on capital spend and negotiation of commercial contracts.

What are we looking for?

  • 8-10 years purchasing management experience.
  • Extensive experience of managing a team.
  • Qualification in SCM or equivalent.
  • Proven track record of strategic lead.
  • Excellent communicator and negotiator.


Apply for this job now or get in touch with Kieran McKeown on 051-353825.

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