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Purchasing Manager

Purchasing Manager

Job Title: Purchasing Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00013159_1498124032
Contact Name: Alex Ronald
Contact Email: alex@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: June 22, 2017 10:33

Job Description

This is an outstanding opportunity for the very best engineers to become part of an incredibly exciting international engineering business. We aim to provide creative engineering solutions to complex problems where precision and speed of deployment are critical.
Pioneering engineering test services to the automotive, defence, aerospace and rail sectors.
Are you an experienced Purchasing Manager looking for an exciting next step in your career? Maybe you are looking for more opportunities for development, or better chances for progression?

Purchasing Manager

To manage the sourcing and procurement of components/Vendors to support the company's assembly operation

Main Responsibilities And Duties :
Managing daily the buyers within the department
Negotiate and agree contracts
To evaluate and assess new vendors and to monitor and evaluate the performance of existing vendors
To liaise with the Engineering Services Department to ensure that the component requirements are fully understood, participating in specification of material or substitute materials
To ensure that items are not only procured at the best price, but that they are also of the correct quality, functionality and compliance.
Monitor stock levels in SAP to optimise inventory holding
The duties will include purchasing, planning and inventory control.
To source and procure components from existing and new vendors
General assistance/support to the Operations Department.
This job description only contains the main accountabilities relating to the job and does not describe in detail all the duties required to carry them out.
The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation.

Purchasing Manager
Northampton
Perm
Salary NEG

Skills and Experience:
Relevant Qualification in Purchasing and /or Membership of a relevant professional organisation.
Technical background
Computer Literate
Experience of supply chain management within engineering or automotive industry

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability to Alex Ronald MREC.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.