Purchasing Manager

Posted 15 March by Barclay Meade Easy Apply

The role of purchasing manager will lead and coordinate all purchasing, sourcing and supplier management activities as well as developing and managing the small supply chain team.

Location - West Sussex (Horsham)

Salary - Competative with benefits.

The roles and responsibilties of the Purchasing manager will be -

You will oversee the procurement of machined parts, electrical components, tooling and workshop consumables within budget, timescales and quality requirements.

Support production through on time to quality delivery of parts from our suppliers

Prevention/resolution of shortages through coordinated follow up, expedites and risk-based purchasing.

Maintain a clear focus of total cost whilst working with the finance, sales and production departments to maintain an awareness of profitability, delivery impacts and cash flow.

Understand the project material requirement and procure accordingly

Liaise with engineers, shop floor staff and other teams as required

Identify and mitigate risks within the supply chain

Allocate and manage staff resources according to changing business needs

Instigate a strategy that clearly defines Purchasing objectives and measures for performance improvement that are clearly aligned with overall business objectives

The ideal candidate for this role will be -

Several years' experience within a Purchasing Management role, ideally in a fast paced engineered to order business

Proven ability in management of purchasing/ supply chain teams within a manufacturing environment

Previous application of strategic purchasing methods and Supplier performance management

Strong negotiation skills with advanced leadership, management and communication skills

Ability to build, hold and maintain relationships at all levels with customers and suppliers.

Some technical ability would be highly advantageous but is not essential

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

Required skills

  • Experience in the procurement of low volume high cost products

Reference: 34695038

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