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Purchasing Manager

Purchasing Manager

Posted 5 April by The Work Shop Easy Apply Ended

Our client is a large well established Engineering organisation.

JOB TITLE: Purchasing Manager - Wimborne - £45,000

LOCATION: Wimborne

SALARY: £40,000 - £45,000


Purchasing is an integral part of the production process, assisting the Manufacturing and Production Managers to produce a final quality product by ensuring raw materials, bought out components and services are available as and when required in an efficient fashion.


The position of Purchasing Manager is a day to day operational role implementing the Company’s purchasing policy for raw materials and bought out goods & services. In addition this role encompasses responsibility for Health & Safety and environmental issues.


  • Purchasing

  • To purchase components, raw materials and services of the correct quality and reliability:

  • To ensure deliveries are on time

  • To negotiate the most economic price for all items.

  • Select suppliers, emphasise quality levels.

  • Develop and maintain good supplier relationships

  • Control both the size of the supplier base and its geographical area.

  • Purchasing research, eg market trends, new products, quotations, catalogues, etc.

  • Stock control (bought out); maintain adequate stock levels to cover variations in product mix plus spares. (Review on a regular basis). In liaison with design.


  • 5 working weeks annual leave per annum, plus Bank Holidays, ie 33 days holiday a year including Bank Holidays.
  • Free parking
  • Death in Service benefit (payable after qualifying period of one year). One times salary for 4 years from the 1st anniversary of employment. Two times salary thereafter.
  • Group personal pension scheme - The Company matches the employee contribution up to a maximum of 5%.
  • A salary sacrifice scheme is available for the group personal pension scheme. If you sign up for this scheme, you will pay lower employee NI contributions and The Company will add into your pension most of the employer NIC that the Company saves. Your take home pay will, therefore, increase whilst the amount you invest will also increase at the same time.

  • Sodexo discount scheme, discounts on holidays, supermarkets, gym membership, clothing, jewellery and many other items.
  • Childcare vouchers

The position may also appeal to senior buyers

If you are interested, click apply

Required skills

  • Purchasing
  • Stock Control
  • Building Relationships
  • Manager

Reference: 34837807

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