Purchasing Manager

Posted 13 October by Elevation Recruitment Group
Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain are currently recruiting an experienced Purchasing Manager to work for a successful engineering business in Derbyshire. My client is in a niche sector, providing innovative solutions for specialist equipment.

The successful candidate will be responsible for procurement across the business which will include materials, subcontracts and indirect services. The role will also have responsibility for two direct reports so the ability to manage, motivate and provide direction will be a key requirement.

Managing a portfolio of suppliers, this role will take the lead in ensuring the quality of products and supplier performance is in line with business standards and agreed terms. The incumbent will be expected to actively identify cost down opportunities, new sourcing strategies and opportunities to increase delivery performance.

Key Duties & Responsibilities;

-Managing purchasing of all materials, components and subcontracts
-Introduce SLA's and maintain strong working relationships with suppliers
-Manage inventory, ensuring stock availability and safety stock levels are both on target
-Analyse and report on costs, OTIF and quality of goods to identify areas of improvement
-Conduct sourcing exercises to ensure the business gains best market value when purchasing goods
-Introduce KPI's to ensure team performance is measured and maximised

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain would be keen to speak with candidates with the following skills and experiences:

-CIPS qualified
-Minimum of five years within a Purchasing role
-Previous experience of working within a technical, engineering environment
-Strong knowledge of managing contracts, managing supplier performance and negotiating significant savings
-Excellent leadership skills and ability to influence others

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment focusing on purchasing, sourcing, and full supply chain control and management positions in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would like to hear from you.

Required skills

  • Procurement
  • Purchasing
  • Contract management

Reference: 33542941

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