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Purchasing and Stock Control Manager

Based in Tunbridge Wells, Kent our client are a successful family run business that specialise in supplying product to wholesale companies.


The Purchasing and Stock Control Manager will be responsible for overseeing procurement and stock management ensuring customer requirements are met on time and in full (OTIF).

  • Managing the sourcing and purchasing of stock
  • Negotiated on cost prices, lead times and supplier terms
  • Build and maintain effective supplier relationships ensuring partnerships are mutually beneficial
  • Manage inventory and maintain optimum stock levels to ensure the business can respond quickly to any changes in customer demand
  • Create, maintain and utilise reports, analysing data and sales trends.
  • Work closely with the Sales team to maximise opportunities and minimise any risk of stock shortages


The successful Purchasing and Stock Control Manager will be able to demonstrate:

  • Previous experience in a Purchasing position
  • Contract and product negotiation skills
  • Strong IT skills, particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Good communication skills and ability to build rapport both internally and externally
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Planning and organisation skills

Job Offer

Competitive salary

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Job Type
Industry Sector
Tunbridge Wells
£26000 to £33000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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