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Purchasing Manager

Recruiter: Consilium Recruit
Location: Bristol
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + benefits
Application date: 29th Apr 2024

Following expansion, a leading manufacturer has a new vacancy for a Purchasing Manager to join their expanding team. Candidates are sought with strong and effective negotiation skills, a proven track record of supplier development and you will have worked in manufacturing or engineering.

The Role
You will be responsible for improving and developing purchasing and procurements activities, including supply chain improvements, delivering cost savings, contract negotiation and agreeing supplier arrangements.

Key responsibilities:

Establish and develop preferred supplier list.
Drive supply chain improvements.
Negotiating supplier agreements.
Sourcing services and components.
Receive and analyse quotations.
Negotiate with suppliers and make commercial recommendations.
Represent the purchasing department at internal and external meetings.
Manage compliance of import regulations and requirements.

The Person
An accomplished purchasing professional, candidates are sought with strong and effective negotiation skills, a proven track record of supplier development and you will ideally have worked in manufacturing or engineering. With a relevant purchasing qualification, and sound knowledge of ERP/MRP systems, you must have strong communication skills with the confidence and ability to work with senior management and on your own initiative.

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