Purchasing Manager

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Merseyside | Ref: BBBH14894

£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

Purchasing Manager


£40,000 - £50,000

Role Profile

Cast Uk are partnering with a Manufacturing & Wholesale business in their search for an experienced Purchasing Manager, preferably with knowledge of buying bulk supplies and componentry, to join their business which is currently enjoying an extended period of growth.

Key responsibilities include:

  • The purchasing manager is responsible for all of the company's purchases, including raw materials, finished goods and services both from UK and overseas suppliers
  • Overseeing the day-to-day activities and strategic planning of a purchasing and procurement department
  • Develop and implement a purchasing strategy in line with the Company's strategies for sustainability and growth Forecast levels of demand for finished goods, raw materials and services using the Company's MRP and Forecasting systems
  • Continued development of systems, procedures and policies to ensure a robust procurement function
  • Ensuring that the businesses MRP and forecasting systems are being used correctly to control stock levels across all areas of the business and that the systems are being updated with key information in a timely manner.

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experienced Purchasing Manager preferably with knowledge of buying bulk supplies and componentry within a manufacturing business.
  • Ideally within the furniture industry, This could include office furniture, kitchens, bedroom furniture (self-assembly or completed units).
  • A demonstrable record of success in previous roles
  • Fully qualified or working towards membership of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)
  • Previous experience in staff management and development
  • Candidates with MCIPS qualification are preferred.


Manufacturing and Wholesale business based in Merseyside


£40,000 - £50,000.

About Cast UK

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com.

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