Purchasing Manager - Engineering

Posted 20 July by Adecco UK Limited Easy Apply

Purchasing Manager - Engineering



£23,000 - 28,000


I am currently recruiting on behalf of my client who is an extremely successful & established specialist engineering firm who are on the lookout for a Purchasing Manager to join them. They boast an expansive product range and distribute globally and have multi-million pound contracts.

Working week - Monday to Friday - Flexible hours between 7:30am-6:00pm - 7.5 hours a day with a 1 hour lunch.

Job Duties

-Sourcing all materials/services required whilst obtaining competitive quotations from approved suppliers in a timely manner.

-Ensuring that you utilise the company Materials Requirements Planning system and working closely with the stores team to ensure optimum stock levels.

-Ensuring that you are enforcing timely conversions of requisitions to purchase orders

-Gaining order acknowledgements and expedite to project requirements

-Ensuring that you are highlighting any problems/concerns to the purchasing manager e.g. part supply

-Ensuring that you are identifying savings where possible and materialising them

-Communicating with other departments e.g. planning + engineers regarding parts issues.

-Working with other departments for joint projects/strategies

-Ensuring all procurement activities are in line with company policy

-Ensuring all information including purchase trails are accurately inputted on the system for audits ect.

-Communicating with suppliers/relevant parties e.g. transit time for due orders.

-And other relevant duties as required.

What we are looking for

-Previous experience working within Purchasing/Buying in the engineering industry.

-Comfortable working in a team but also individually

-Ability to strategically plan and consider multiple issues to gain the best solution.

-Confident communicator e.g. able to question transit times from suppliers and resolve issues.

-Confident and skilled using systems such as Microsoft package (Excel skills are a must)

This is a brilliant opportunity for somebody to join a prestigious and exciting business with a real chance to develop and sustain a career with a globally known business.

If you are interested in the role then please apply today!

Or call Tim Lee @ Adecco Manchester -

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Required skills

  • Procurement
  • Purchasing
  • Buyer
  • Director of materials

Reference: 35679946

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