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A reputable company in Britain that specialises in electrical and mechanical equipment is seeking an experienced Purchasing Manager to join their team at their location in Epping on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary between £90,000-£100,000 This role presents an exciting opportunity for a procurement professional to become a part of a long-standing and successful business.

Applicants must have a strong background in purchasing and procurement, particularly in a senior management capacity within a finished goods environment. They should possess a track record of effectively managing procurement processes and supplier relationships to ensure the successful delivery of goods and services.

Role responsibilities of the Purchasing Manager include:

  • Running a team of buyers sourcing a large range of finished goods mainly in China and the Far Eat
  • Responsible for selection of all new products for wholesale and retail trade
  • Identify products and range to enhance company product offering
  • Working with the buying, testing, and marketing teams to make sure products come to market within given time frames
  • Scheduling all new product testing and product evaluation and managing flow of new products from import
  • Ensuring full stock availability
  • Selection of inbound shipping agencies

Person Specification of the Purchasing Manager:

  • Proven track record of procurement and management experience - essential
  • Experience of direct imports of finished consumer product from the Far East - essential
  • Ability to explain, present and influence in a clear and concise manner
  • Knowledge of key market commodities, the process, and the major suppliers
  • Proven track record of leading teams


Up to £100,000k

This role will be well suited to you if you have held a role within purchasing or procurement as a procurement manager, procurement director, head of purchasing, purchasing manager, head of procurement, purchasing director, category manager, commodity manager, head of sourcing or sourcing manager