Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Purchasing Manager

Purchasing Manager - Burnley - Industrial Manufacturing

About The Company

My client is an established industrial manufacturing business with innovation and customer focus at the heart of everything they do.

Independently owned and with operations in over 40 countries across Europe, Asia, America and Russia they are driven by quality, efficiency, reliability and stability.

Due to internal progression, they are currently looking to recruit an experienced Purchasing Manager to play a pivotal role in the ongoing development of their Purchasing Department / Team.

The successful candidate should have strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and lead the existing team, whilst also contributing to the ongoing direction of the department.

Purchasing Manager - Package Details

  • £45,000 - £50,000 dependent on experience

  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays

  • Private Healthcare

  • Enhanced Pension Scheme

  • Annual Profit Share

  • Free On-Site Parking

Purchasing Manager - Requirements

  • Qualified to CIPS Level 5

  • At least 6 years Procurement or Supply Chain experience, ideally gained within a fast paced, process based industrial manufacturing environment

  • Previous experience of leading a team of buyers and purchasing assistants

  • Strong experience in Supplier Sourcing, Vendor Appraisal, Formal Tenders and Contract Negotiation

  • Ability to work closely with all areas of the business and key stakeholders

  • Previous experience / knowledge of SAP would be highly desirable

Purchasing Manager - Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the On-going development of the purchasing strategy

  • Responsible for price and contract negotiation of circa £60M

  • Focused on product cost reduction, value engineering, savings and efficiencies

  • Provide industry insight to internal stakeholders

  • Manage supplier relationships from selection to product availability

  • On-going review of supplier performance

  • Ongoing Management of Purchasing Team (4 Individuals)

  • Manage MRP for all direct inventory

For further details on this exciting opportunity please forward your CV to Jason Wallis on or call 01772 208967