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Purchasing Manager

ReferenceEMP398358_032485
RecruiterBarclay Meade
Industry SectorAerospace & Defence, Automotive & Transport Systems, Chemicals, Energy & Utilities, Engineering, Engineering - Other, FMCG - Food & Drink, FMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Mining, Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical & Biotech, Rail & Transport Insfrastructure, Technology & Electronics
Salary£35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Town/CityBournemouth
LocationsDorset, South West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs, Supply Chain Jobs
Date Posted29 August 2017

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A manufacturing business require a Purchasing Manager to lead a small procurement and stores team. Applicants need purchasing and materials management expertise within a technical manufacturing environment, and a strong understanding of MRP/ERP systems.

The Purchasing Manager will be responsible for working closely with the senior management team to ensure alignment of purchasing and planning plans with wider business, commercial and supply chain strategies. The Purchasing Manager will work closely with suppliers (driving improvements across; OTD, cost, productivity and quality) whilst introducing LEAN techniques into the stores, kitting and planning areas. The Purchasing Manager will manage a small Purchasing & Stores team, responsible for tactical buying and material control duties.

The duties of the Purchasing Manager are as follows:

1. Strategic procurement - supplier selection, negotiation and contract management
2. Manage and delegate work load to purchasing & stores team
3. Ensure stock and inventory is available to meet customer demand
4. Effective, Lean management of stock and inventory levels
5. Ensure effective release of Kits to the production lines
6. Lead Make Vs. Buy activities
7. Contribute to wider business ERP implementation
8. Contribute to an environment of continuous improvement, and LEAN thinking

Purchasing Manager applicants should meet the following criteria:

1. Purchasing, Buying or Supply Chain experience within a manufacturing or engineering business
2. Experience of managing and mentoring staff
3. Strong understanding of inventory management - cycle counting, stock checks etc.
3. MRP/ERP experience
4. Excellent communication, teamwork and interpersonal and stakeholder engagement skills

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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Recruiter: Barclay Meade
Tel: 0843 208 1255
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