Purchasing Supervisor

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Durham, County Durham | Ref: BBBH20889

£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum

Purchasing Supervisor


£30,000 - £35,000

Role Profile
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join an excellent, growing company who have a brilliant reputation in their industry. This company will help you grow and develop your skills and it is a brilliant time to join an expanding company. This roles main purpose is to bring in a Procurement Structure into a department.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Focus on sourcing processes
  • Working with the internal team and developing the structure within the team
  • Implement the procurement category strategy
  • Focus on a strategic process
  • Managing ongoing supplier performance and developing relationships
  • Delivering savings and supply chain efficiencies through effective negotiation and procurement
  • Demonstrating the ability to work across departments around the UK
  • Identifying and implementing sourcing strategies
  • Maximise quality and minimise costs
  • Negotiate current contracts ensuring quality, cost and service is at is best
  • Communicating well with the team and man management
  • Purchasing a range of products, including high value materials

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Extensive experience in procurement and supply chain
  • Proven negotiation skills and commercial acumen
  • The ability to manage suppliers and customers
  • Continuous improvement and change management skills
  • Experience in developing a team or department
  • Strong communication skills

The following may also prove to be an advantage:

  • Previous experience in an oil, gas, mining, construction industry
  • Knowledge of suppliers and purchasing a range of direct and indirect materials
  • Understanding of building a team, or transforming a department
  • Strong communication and the ability to work with teams
  • MCIPS or part CIPS qualification

Our client is a leading business with sites all over the UK. The company is growing and is focussing more on the importance of Procurement. It is an excellent opportunity and a fantastic time to join this company.

£30,000 - £35,000

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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