Purchasing Manager

  • Location
    Andover, Hampshire
  • Salary
    £ 30000 - £ 35000 / Year
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Buyer / Puchasing
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Procurement and Supply Chain
  • External Reference

Purchasing Manager



Salary £30,000 - £35,000 depending on experience

Hours 8am - 5pm Monday to Friday (these could be flexible)

Our client is looking for a Purchasing Manager, who will manage the supply chain and purchasing activities of the business, consistently striving to achieve on time delivery to cost for products.

The responsibilities will include:

  • Making supply orders

  • Communicating with different companies to see if a better price is available somewhere else or if suppliers in a certain area are not living up to expectations

  • Communicating with executives to gain approval for purchasing contracts with new vendors or on new supplies

  • Continuously comparison and negotiating to make sure the company gets the best possible prices on needed supplies

  • Oversees supply chain management

  • Communicating with suppliers and to make sure supplies get where they need to be when they need to be, even when a deadline is tight

  • Maintaining a network of professional contacts in order to discover new opportunities for good deals on orders

  • Forecasting demand for certain products and makes orders accordingly

  • Checks inventory, tracks how inventory is used, and adjusts purchasing habits in accord with apparent trends

  • Attends meetings to stay up to date on the company's objectives

The successful candidate will require the following skills:

Highly organised, Team Leader, excellent negotiation skills, multitasking ability, excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work with a variety of people.

If you have the right experience to make the role of Purchasing Manager a success, please do send your CV with immediate effect, we would love to hear from you.

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Please apply with your CV to: Rebecca Kent