Purchasing Manager

At Select Norwich, I am currently working exclusively with a niche manufacturing and engineering company based North-East of Norwich. Due to a period of growth they are looking for a Purchasing Manager to join their team.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Purchasing Assistant/Officer looking for a wider role with more autonomy and responsibility.

The Role:
• Reporting into the Senior Management team, the Purchasing Manager will be responsible for the performance and running of the purchasing function
• The Purchasing Manager will be responsible for sourcing products, goods and services at the best rate within the given time frame
• Managing the Purchasing function from beginning to end, the successful candidate will forecast future demand as well as price and market trends, determine quantity and timing of deliveries, negotiate costs and terms, and place orders and manage order progress ensuring that on-time deliveries are met
• The Purchasing Manager will develop and deliver effective purchasing strategies, reducing expenditure and improving efficiencies
• You will work closely with the Sales, Production and Engineering departments

Experience and Skills Required:
• Experience in a Purchasing Assistant or Purchasing Officer role essential
• Excellent communication skills
• Confident building and sustaining relationships

Personal Characteristics:
• Hands-on – the Purchasing Manager will raise Purchase Orders, progress and monitor orders, etc.
• Self-motivated
• Highly organised

Salary and Benefits:
• Competitive salary
• Excellent opportunity for progression within the company

To apply for the Purchasing Manager position, please submit your CV via this website. For further information please contact Lily Walker on at our Norwich office

Job Summary

Job Title Purchasing Manager
Location Norwich
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Last Updated 02/01/2019
Reference SF43379
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