Purchasing Manager

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Lancashire | Ref: BBBH16482

£25.00 - £40.00 per annum

Purchasing Manager
£25,000 - £40,000

Role Profile
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leader in the Engineering and Manufacturing industry based in Lancashire as a Purchasing Manager.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Purchasing raw materials and metal components
  • Issuing RFQs to suppliers and negotiating pricing and commercial terms
  • Raising purchase orders
  • Managing ongoing supplier performance
  • Delivering savings and supply chain efficiencies through effective negotiation and procurement
  • Identifying new suppliers to maximise quality and minimise costs

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Min. 2 years' procurement experience in a previous Buyer role
  • Proven negotiation skills and commercial acumen
  • Strong Engineering knowledge

The following may also prove to be an advantage:

  • Previous experience in a fast paced manufacturing or engineering environment
  • Knowledge / understanding of metal component parts
  • CIPS qualification
  • Knowledge of ERP system
  • Automotive background

Our client is a leading manufacturing and supply business based in Lancashire. The company is looking at expansion and so it is an excellent time to join the developing company.

£25,000 - £40,000

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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