Purchasing Director

Posted 10 October by Zero Surplus
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We’re working with a market leader in the professional tools sector, who are currently seeking a Purchasing Director Designate to head up and established team of buying professionals responsible for identifying and sourcing a wide range of products from the Far East. The ideal candidate will be located within 45 minutes’ drive from Waltham Abbey, and have previous experience of managing teams of buyers sourcing finished goods from the Far East, candidates must come from the power tools, machinery, or a very closely related sector

Reporting in to the Managing Director, the Purchasing Director will be focused on the selection of all of the company’s new products for sale, sign off on all stock purchase orders and pricing strategy, stock availability, quality reports and range selection. The successful candidate must be an excellent team manager and motivator, with a high attention to detail both on a product, pricing and purchasing level. This is a critical role for the business, hence it pays a very competitive salary and the candidates must come from a similar industry.

Culture fit will be essential for anybody joining the organisation as will be the desire and ambition to work hard and help them achieve their goals, but successful and committed candidates will be rewarded with very competitive salaries and career opportunities. Due to the location of this organisation, this position will be suitable for candidates commuting from Brentwood, Chigwell, Loughton, Romford, Potters Bar, Hoddesdon, Harlow, Hertford, Welwyn, Sawbridgeworth, Bishops Stortford, Great Dunmow, Braintree or Chelmsford.

For registration purposes please could you let us know where you are currently based or which locations you are considering as well as your required salary and notice period.

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Required skills

  • Buying
  • Power Tools
  • Procurement
  • Purchasing
  • Far East

Reference: 36322504

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