Purchasing Team Leader

Posted 27 February by RCM Recruitment Limited

Purchasing Team Leader

Our client is a worldwide company with customers all over the world. They are continuing to grow as a business and have an exciting opportunity opened up in their Purchasing department.

The Purchasing Team Leader position will involve:

Managing and overseeing aspects of activities for our client’s Distribution Purchasing department. Â

Responsible for performing all activities related to purchasing including but not limited to the following:

1) Daily purchase orders, Drop shipments & Rush orders

2) Addressing purchase order issues

3) Following up on unconfirmed purchase orders

4) Expediting open PO’s

5) Running reports in order to determine needed stock levels.


  • Process corporate resale purchasing (non-surplus)
  • Manage the Online Order Dept.
  • Establish vendor management procedures
  • Identify and track vendors and suppliers
  • Analyze inventory levels; determine minimum and maximum and purchase accordingly
  • Negotiate vendor relationship and pricing with distribution manager
  • Own vendor data and ensure it’s timely and complete, own pricing data and ensure it is robust, timely and complete
  • Manage day- to- day purchasing; ensure best practices
  • Implement and manager vendor metrics to produce efficiency, cost savings associates with purchasing function.
  • Monthly metrics report showing overall progress and cost savings associates with purchasing function
  • Analyze pricing strategies to assure effectiveness for FNFP pricing and its relationship to the other pricing by condition and repair options.
  • Supervises and manages assigned staff.
  • Forward questions to receiving about shipping and/or payment status.
  • Make decisions with regard to changes on existing bids and purchase orders.

In return the role is offering a basic salary up to 24K-26K

To find out more about the Purchasing Team Leader role please apply today!

Required skills

  • Pricing
  • Purchase Orders
  • Purchasing
  • Team Leader
  • Overseeing

Reference: 34562644

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