1 month ago

Ref: BBBH35261

Purchasing Manager

Oldham, Greater Manchester

£45000 - £50000 per annum


Purchasing Manager
£45,000 - £50,000 plus benefits

Who you'll be working for:

Our client is a successful global business with a diverse customer base across a range of industries.

You will be based onsite in the Oldham area, leading their established Purchasing Team and running exciting Procurement projects to add value and deliver cost savings.

If you thrive in a fast-paced manufacturing environment and are looking for a hands-on role which will see you retain both operational and strategic procurement responsibility for the site then this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

What the role will involve:

  • Full procurement responsibility for Direct and Indirect spend
  • Overseeing purchasing of raw materials for Production via the Purchasing team
  • Leading tendering activity and contract negotiations, particularly for CAPEX projects and Facilities Management service contracts
  • Managing risk in relation to procurement and supplier activity
  • Managing supplier performance including conducting supplier audits onsite where applicable

What you will ideally bring:

  • Previous procurement experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience managing others
  • Proven track record of leading tendering and negotiations for service and/or CAPEX contracts
  • Previous experience auditing against standards such as ISO 9001
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills

Why should you apply?

  • Great opportunity to step up to a Purchasing Manager role for the first time, or for experienced managers, to take on a new challenge in a fast paced industry
  • Excellent benefits including pension, life assurance, medical cash back plan and a variety of other perks
  • Chance to join a fantastic team in a collaborative, supporting working environment. This is a very stable business with low staff turnover, and as a result there are great long term career prospects for the right candidate.

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