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Purchasing Manager

Ref code: DWC99097590
£50k - 60k per year + Package
Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England
Office Based

SF Recruitment are working with a global manufacturing business based in the south Dudley area to recruit a Purchasing Manager . A fantastic opportunity for an experienced manufacturing purchasing professional to re-shape & define the purchasing strategy for the company. Bespoke manufacturing environment:

Duties and responsibilities:

  • - Oversee the end-to-end purchasing process, including the issuance of purchase orders, management of delivery schedules, and ensuring the prompt receipt of materials and services.
  • - Proficiently interpret technical requisitions and engineering documents.
  • - Identify and implement process enhancements to optimize procurement functions across Engineering, Production, and Finance.
  • - Lead and mentor a team of purchasing professionals, providing coaching to foster skill development.
  • - Manage vendor performance, including the development of suppliers to support key performance indicator (KPI) achievements.
  • - Take ownership of determining liability, disposition, and corrective action for supplier non-conformance reports (NCRs).
  • - Conduct cost analysis in collaboration with budget costs and propose improvement recommendations.
  • - Proactively build and share knowledge and skills about products and processes with the team, fostering continuous learning.
  • - Communicate effectively in writing and verbally with internal departments on financial, commercial, technical, and quality matters.
  • - Participate in cross-functional teams to ensure alignment with other departments, such as engineering, production, and finance.
  • - Execute reasonable instructions and tasks from senior personnel in the best interests of the company, reflecting a proactive and collaborative approach.

Skillset Requirements: 

  • -Demonstrable Experience implement purchasing strategies within a manufacturing environment 
  • -Proven background managing teams within a manufacturing setting
  • -Good understanding of MRP functionality 
  • -Able to manage a global supplier base 
  • -Good technical/engineering understanding to enable effective commercial decision making 





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Dylan Chattha
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