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Purchasing Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£28,000 to £30,000 per annum
LocationsWest Yorkshire, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted26 June 2018

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Working with the Commercial and Production teams to develop and maintain a dependable Supply Chain covering all business purchasing requirements. Grouping purchases where possible, and obtain competitive rates, keeping within project budgets, and ensuring lead-times are achieved within build programme mile stones.

Client Details

Growing manufacturing business based in the Bradford area.


• Send out enquiries for appropriate materials, collate and analyse quotations, place orders

with suitable suppliers for specified materials ensuring goods are delivered on the required

date and purchased at the most competitive rates and within budget.

• Ensure quality and performance of materials are in line with required standards.

• Consolidate purchases of material to achieve maximum economic benefit.

• Interview and appoint new/potential suppliers.

• Study and analyse markets to make recommendations of possible specification changes

which would represent savings without detracting from quality requirements.

• Encourage and develop wherever feasible negotiated agreements with suppliers and


• Inform other departments of all relevant information regarding changes in materials, major

price movements, delivery lead times and individual supply situations.

• Checks inventory, tracks how inventory is used, and adjusts purchasing habits in accord with apparent trend

• Maintain Purchasing internal computer system for the business, ensuring stock integrity, stock location and material availability are up to date.


  • Effective communication skills
  • Effective order and report writing
  • Ability to develop purchasing and sourcing strategies on a project basis and on a strategic multi-project basis
  • Supplier Relationship Management skills
  • Ability to understand the effects of supplier markets, cost drivers and market forces and their effects on pricing
  • Excellent Computer, numeracy, organisational, and document management skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the logics of computerised systems
  • Knowledge and understanding of Conditions of Contract
  • Ability to negotiate effectively with Suppliers.
  • Ability to contribute within a multi discipline team environment.

Job Offer

28,000 - 30,000

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