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Purchasing Manager in Burnley

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Role: Purchasing Manager Location: Burnley Salary: Negotiable Tailor Made are excited to be recruiting for an international well-established manufacturing/engineering company in the Burnley area. This is an exciting opportunity join a dynamic fast paced engineering company joining their purchasing department. They are seeking a Purchasing Manager to join there ever-growing team. You will be responsible for the whole purchasing function and have a strong, solid background in purchasing, supply chain management and engineering. You will also take a proactive, qualitative and quantitative approach resulting in, continuity of supply, realised cost savings and excellent supplier relations. The ideal candidate will ensure systems and procedures are appropriate for successful job completion and by making recommendations and implementing changes, continually improve the department’s efficiency and overall effectiveness with a key focus on quality, price & delivery, departmental targets and inventory expectations.

Roles & Responsibilities

The Role:

  • Create and implement purchasing policies, procedures and best practices
  • Monitor ongoing compliance with purchasing policies and procedures
  • Identify and source new suppliers and vendors
  • Manage vendor and supplier selection process based on price, quality, support, capacity and reliability
  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key suppliers and vendors
  • Establish and update an approved vendor/supplier database.
  • Develop, negotiate and administer purchasing agreements and contracts with suppliers in support of organisational requirements
  • Evaluate contracts to ensure compliance with legal requirements and organizational policies
  • Monitor supplier and vendor compliance with contractual agreements
  • Measure and manage the vendor and supplier cost, quality and delivery performance
  • Oversee supplier compliance with internal quality standards and external regulations
  • Troubleshoot cost, quality and delivery concerns
  • Manage risk relating to quality, cost, delivery and supply of purchases
  • Work with relevant departments to manage inventory requirements
  • Facilitate timely placement of purchase orders
  • Review purchase orders for proper authorisation and compliance with organisational policy and procedures
  • Develop and manage purchasing budgets and forecasts
  • Oversee the operations and daily activities of the purchasing department
  • Performance manage, develop and motivate purchasing staff
  • Supplier visits both in the UK and abroad. Such visits may be at very short notice. Production Efficiencies
  • Involvement with Design, Quality and Sales departments evaluating, sourcing and securing appropriate delivery of new materials and their successful integration to the production end of the business.

The ideal candidate will:

About you:

  • You must have an engineering background with a minimum of 3-5 years previous experience in a Purchasing/Purchasing Management role
  • Competent use of purchasing modules within ERP/MRP system
  • Proven track record of controlling and reducing external spend whilst developing a robust supplier base
  • Experience of purchasing bespoke manufactured parts including scheduled deliveries
  • Management and coordination of Purchasing activities with relation to Cost, Delivery and Quality performance
  • Mentoring new starters, providing ‘on the job’ training to existing team members and ensuring that the team are satisfactorily supported in their day-to-day work activities
  • CIPS qualified or working towards is desired
  • Strong leadership skills and proven experience in staff development
  • Commercial and financial acumen with a “Hands on” approach to all tasks
  • Ability to take a proactive approach to overcome challenges and achieve results
  • Versatile, tenacious, results orientated and confident

For more information, please contact Charlotte Sinar

By submitting your CV to Tailor Made Sourcing Ltd you are consenting to Tailor Made Sourcing Ltd providing you with recruitment services as an agency defined under the Employment Agencies Act 1973 and authorising Tailor Made Sourcing Ltd to work seek on your behalf. You are consenting to your CV being forwarded to clients via electronic mail. You are also giving your consent to your personal data being included on a computerised database and its use in order to secure employment.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive per vacancy, we are unable to respond to every candidate personally and so if you have not heard back from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

By submitting your CV to Tailor Made Sourcing Ltd you are consenting to Tailor Made Sourcing Ltd providing you with recruitment services as an agency defined under the Employment Agencies Act 1973 and authorising Tailor Made Sourcing Ltd to seek work on your behalf. You are consenting to your CV being forwarded to clients via electronic mail. You are also giving your consent to your personal data being included on a computerized database and its use in order to secure employment.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive per vacancy, we are unable to respond to every candidate personally and so if you have not heard back from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

If this role is of interest contact Charlotte Sinar

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