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Posted 4 April by Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain Easy Apply Ended

A permanent direct purchasing position

Client Details

A fast growing global manufacturer.


  • Procure a range of materials, components and services.

  • Supplier monitoring and development.
  • Inventory and stock control.
  • Invoice reconciliation.
  • Cost control and reduction.
  • Use computer systems to ensure efficient stock procurement, in line with business requirements whilst ensuring material shortages do not impact productivity advising on lead times to relevant departments
  • Produce management information as requested by the line manager
  • Develop and maintain proactive supplier relationships
  • Progress chase orders to ensure timely deliveries and liaise with other departments to ensure that product supplies are affecting manufacture, the use of tracking orders and expediting parts etc.

  • Placing orders against MRP recommendations & Non Production requisitions

  • Review acknowledgements

  • Generate and send order reports

  • Generate performance reports / KPI's

  • Assist Buyers with enquiries / sourcing products

  • Maintain system files to ensure knowledge sharing is obtained

  • Liaise with Stores / Goods Inwards to manage Third Party Vendor stock movements

  • Review Safety Stock and adjust levels when necessary

  • Adhoc duties as required within purchasing.


  • Strong communication skills able to engage and provide good purchasing service to internal stakeholders and expedite with suppliers

  • Polite and effective telephone manager / negotiating skills
  • Excellent written, verbal, analytical, communication and inter-personal skills

  • Ability to set supplier delivery supplier delivery performance and maintaining effective stock levels

  • Strong, confident outgoing personality

  • Attention to detail, accuracy and diligence achieved

  • Excellent time management and organisation skills

  • Willingness to learn new systems and products and implement new processes, procedures and procurement techniques

  • Excellent I.T skills including Microsoft software (Excel)

  • Awareness and aptitude to learn company's product range to be able to converse with suppliers with confidence.

  • Understanding of MRP / ERP systems

  • Experience of working and conversing with different departments and senior management

  • Experience of sourcing supply of manufacturing goods and all types of materials, steel products, steel plates, tubes, fittings, flanges etc, including all types of consumables used in welding and general shop floor requirements.

Job Offer

A competitive Package

Reference: 34826460

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