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Purchasing Manager (LS3243)

Salary:

£30k-£35k depending on experience

Location:

North West

Location:

Oldham

 

The Company:

My client design and manufacture Greenhouses and Glasshouses and have a worldwide reputation for design, strength and quality.

 

The Role:

  • As a Purchasing Manager you will be responsible for sourcing raw materials, equipment, goods not for resale and services and managing vendors.
  • The successful candidate will be able to perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, search for better deals, develop stock reduction plans, improve inbound logistics and find more profitable suppliers.
  • Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce stock, expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
  • Partner with internal and external stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
  • Be in touch with and forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer – vendor dynamics
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
  • Assess, manage and mitigate risks
  • Seek and partner with reliable vendors
  • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand

 

Requirements:

  • Proven working experience as a purchasing manager, specialist in a manufacturing or FMCG environment including Global sourcing and vendor management
  • Interest in market dynamics along with commercial business sense
  • A flair for negotiation and networking
  • Working experience of vendor management software, strong XL, presentation capabilities, building vendor presentations etc
  • Ability to gather and analyse data and to work with figures
  • Solid judgement along with decision making skills
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • MCIPS or to be working towards this qualification

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Contact Abbie Morrison:

Abbie Morrison

Dedicated Administrator
0161 443 0064

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