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Purchasing Manager

Posted 9 March by Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain Easy Apply Ended

Purchasing Manager - Manufacturing and Production - Preston

Client Details

My client is a successful design led manufacturer with an impressive product portfolio. They continue to grow through market share and acquisition.


As the purchasing manager you will:

  • Take complete ownership over the supply base including quality, cost, and delivery into the 2 manufacturing sites within the Preston area
  • Develop a close working relationship with design / engineering to enable a more efficient product development process
  • Review purchasing systems and process to remove transactional activity
  • Highlight opportunity for supply chain deficiencies (materials management, stocking policy)
  • Support team development


The ideal candidate will be:

  • Already operating as a purchasing manager or a senior buyer with reports
  • Working within a high BOM based environment
  • Able to adopt both a hands on and strategic approach
  • Comfortable working with a design, engineering, and production
  • Highly proactive, and supportive of overall business objectives

Job Offer

circa £40,000 + bonus

Reference: 34653509

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