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Purchasing Manager

Purchasing Manager

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    £40000 - £50000 per annum

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    Ben Whyatt

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    4 days ago

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    Ben Whyatt

Cedar have been engaged to support a Leading Manufacturing company based in the North West for the recruitment of a Purchasing Manager. This role is a permanent opportunity, available due to internal promotion, with a salary of up to £50,000 on offer.

The successful candidate will work in a busy department covering engineering, production and global supply to purchase a range of goods/services for business critical operations. The role will be responsible for:

  • development and delivery of strategies in line with company goals/objectives
  • managing and developing key supplier relationships and ensuring KPIs are achieved and managed
  • identify, plan and implement continuous improvement opportunities within the supply chain to achieve best practice
  • manage and negotiate global supplier contracts
  • use just in time (JIT) principles to meet production demands
  • co-ordinate material activities with worldwide markets to achieve total lowest cost for the business
  • drive the application and development of purchasing functional excellence
  • ensuring import and export compliance
  • mentor/guide the purchasing team

Candidates applying MUST HAVE experience which covers:

  • ideally CIPS qualified (MCIPS would be advantageous)
  • 5 years' experience in a similar role covering Purchasing
  • experience in a manufacturing environment
  • experience working with global suppliers
  • ability to undertake worldwide travel