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Purchasing Manager

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    Claire Morris

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    0151 908 0013

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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I am looking for an experienced Purchasing Manager to join a reputable and thriving organisation. With over 200 employees they growing on a regular basis and are leader in the field

  • Work closely with theOperations Directorand the Senior Management Team in the development and implementation of the Purchasing strategy.

  • Serve as the Purchasing point of contact to the Senior Management Team, Senior Managers and Line Managersto actively deliver for the businesses monthly / annual objectives.

  • Maintain a strong business acumen and successfully influence cost savings

  • To support and advise the business on process and best practice.

  • Identify appropriate order levels, place orders, and monitor accuracy of reordered inventory shipments received.

  • Lead, direct, motivate and manage appropriate purchasingteam activities to satisfy the business needs.

  • Maintain accurate purchasing and stockrecords for cost and audit compliance.

  • Successfully manage, maintain and foster strong business relationships and partnerships with sub-contract manufacturing partners.

  • Develop strong supplier relationshipsboth in the UK and abroad.

  • Negotiate contracts for services.

  • Approve and liaise with the accounts department ensuring invoices are processed and paid in a timely manner.

  • Provide appropriate input to the annual budgeting process.

  • Play an active part in the new product development process.

Key Qualities Required:

  • CIPS Qualified. (Chartered Institute Procurement and Supply).

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Experience within a regulated environment.

  • Excellent organisational skills.

  • Strong negotiation skills.

  • IT Literate.

  • Confidential manner.

  • Professional manner when dealing with suppliers and colleagues alike.

  • Good attention to detail.

  • Ability to manage various personal and team priorities at the same time.

  • Ability to manage & deliver own workload.

  • Ability to manage difficult and complex situations.

  • Team player & ‘Can Do Attitude’.

  • Have a “Hands On” approach.

  • Experience managing international suppliers an advantage.