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  • Location

    Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chantal Partridge

  • Contact email:

    chantal.partridge@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    CP2588_1611228406

Purchasing Manager

Butler Ross have a fantastic opportunity for a Procurement Manager to join a market leading manufacturer based in Milton Keynes with a salary of up to £55,000. This role needs an individual who has experience leading teams, and who has a strong background in Purchasing in technical manufacturing environments. This role will be centered around team development, commodity management, supplier development and overall purchasing strategy.

Candidates will have previous experience as a Procurement Manager, Purchasing Manager, Procurement Lead or Supply Chain Manager

Role responsibilities of the Purchasing Manager include:

  • Manage an established team of varying seniority.
  • Manage the portfolio of suppliers and negotiation of clear and robust contracts.
  • Develop Key Performance Indicators reporting to ensure the ongoing development of suppliers.
  • Implement new purchasing strategies in conjunction with senior colleagues.
  • Source new vendors and maintain & audit approved supplier base.
  • Support New Product Introduction projects.
  • Conduct supplier meetings when appropriate.
  • Verification, investigation, and resolution of MRP purchasing / schedule related issues.
  • Strong negotiation.
  • The Management and monitoring of site service and support costs.

Person Specification of the Procurement Manager:

  • Previous experience with managing a team in procurement/Purchasing
  • MCIPS or CIPS
  • Experience in a Manufacturing environment - Technical items
  • MRP experience and IT literate
  • Ability to work under pressure

Salary

Up to £55k

Candidates will have previous experience as a Procurement Manager, Purchasing Manager, Procurement Lead or Supply Chain Manager