• Location

    Sutton, Surrey

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Culhane

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A fantastic opportunity for a Purchasing Manager to join a global manufacturing business based in Sutton with an excellent salary up to £40,000. The Procurement position has been created due to business growth and recent acquisitions. The Purchasing Manager will sit within a small Purchasing Department, alongside planning and supply chain.

Candidates will have previous experience of purchasing internationally, as they are now entering challenging international times, at a Buyer or Senior Buyer level and be keen to progress in their career.

Role responsibilities of the Buyer include:

  • Purchasing of materials internationally, including China, Eastern Europe and throughout the EU.
  • Take direct Buying responsibilities and assist with defining sources and implementation.
  • Negotiation and development supporting head of procurement.
  • Contract development, working with Purchasing Manager and Head of Procurement.
  • Direct sourcing responsible for several categories, support and lead full strategic sourcing cycle.
  • Work with supplies to provide 6 monthly forecasts on bi-monthly basis.

Person Specification of the Buyer:

  • Previous experience working within a fast-moving environment.
  • Experience buying at an international level.
  • Excellent negotiation skills and persuasions skills.
  • Driven and desire to succeed, self-motivated and strong interpersonal skills.


Up to £40k

This role will suit you if you have held a role within Procurement or Purchasing as a Buyer, Senior Buyer, Purchasing Lead, Category Buyer or Procurement Lead.

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