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Purchasing Systems Specialist

Job Title: Purchasing Systems Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wigan, Greater Manchester
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: Negotiable
Contact Name: Aimee Gleave
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Purchasing Systems Specialist
North West
£25,000 - £27,000 + benefits

Role Profile

Our client, a global manufacturing business based in the North West, is looking to appoint a Purchasing Systems Specialist.

If you have experience as a Buyer or Purchasing professional and are looking to explore new career opportunities, this is a fantastic chance to join the Global Procurement team of an established multinational business.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Implement and maintain global Procurement systems for use across the Global Procurement team
  • Provide training and support to all system users, delivering training sessions, helpcards and relevant documentation
  • Ensure standard processes are adhered to and measure performance vs compliance targets
  • Identify and implement system and process improvements to enhance usability and efficiency of systems

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Min 2:1 degree
  • Previous experience in a Purchasing role
  • Good working knowledge of SAP, Ariba or Sharepoint
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Good IT skills, particularly Excel

The successful candidate will also be willing to undertake some overseas travel. A second language would be beneficial but is not essential.


My client is a global manufacturing business based in the North West. This is an established organisation that is a key player in its market, and offers excellent career prospects and progression opportunities for candidates who show potential and a hard working attitude.


£25,000 - £27,000 + benefits

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