Purchasing Manager

Basic Job Overview

> Purchasing Manager
> Wrexham
> Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
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Purchasing Manager Bespoke equipment manufacturing Competitive salary + company benefits
Working from home flexibility Wrexham/Chester
We are working with a well established, SME equipment manufacturer part of a larger group who supply globally and are a dynamic and growing business who require a Supply Chain Manager to lead a small team of Buyers. 
The Role
Reporting into the Manufacturing Manager, you will be leading a small purchasing team alongside overseeing the companies sourcing capabilities and supply chain with a circa £10mil purchasing budget. You will be responsible for finding and evaluating suppliers, products and services, negotiating contracts and acquiring the most cost-efficient contracts without compromising on quality. You will be delegating projects to the purchasing team and support hands on where necessary. You will be performing all procurement activities including pre-qualification, negotiating supplier agreements, preparation of contracts and tender management. You will be working closely with suppliers to build strong relationships and liaising with other internal departments to ensure the schedule is aligned. 

As the company grows there will be opportunity for this role to grow into more Supply Chain responsibility moving forwards, so a great role to give future progression for the right person!

Qualifications and Skills

Ideally have CIPS or working towards 
Must have 3+ years leadership (could be Operations/Production) experience within Manufacturing as a minimum, ideally from machine build engineering to be familiar with bespoke machined/fabricated parts
Experience with low volume, high value and variety 
Excellent communicator with the purchasing team, suppliers, other internal departments and board level 
Experience working with overseas suppliers
Ideally have knowledge of Kanban methodology 
Excellent interpersonal skills, organisation and very strong attention to detail
Conflict resolution and negotiation
Excellent attitude, natural people person
Flexibility for visiting suppliers in the UK and Europe and attending exhibitions when necessary  What you will get in return
You will receive a generous base salary alongside their company package including 25 days holiday + bank holidays, death in service x4 salary, 6% employer pension contribution, company sick pay scheme, working from home flexibility.  

If you like being part of a growing SME company that has the stability of a larger group, this could be the ideal role for you

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.