Purchasing Manager

The Recruitment Link Limited
From £36,000 to £40,000 per annum
09 Mar 2019
07 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a very well-established business looking to double in size in the next few years.

They produce prestigious water filtration products, largely for the export market and due to high levels of growth, a new role has been created for a Purchasing Manager.

The role is responsible for both operational, day to day purchasing duties and strategic elements such as supplier rationalisation and improvement.

Specific duties

  • Assessing the Company’s suppliers in line with technical requirements and maintaining interaction with them.
  • Maintaining the purchasing policy and ensuring that all purchases adhere to it.
  • Managing any SLA’s (Service Level Agreements) / Master Agreements between the suppliers and the company.
  • Liaison with other departments, particularly Accounting and Operations.
  • Responsible for driving cost saving or mitigating cost increase by having the correct supplier/supplier relationships.
  • Responsible for purchased items Health and Safety, Quality and other legal requirements.
  • Overseeing any large procurement that may happen.
  • Managing purchase orders/requisitions to order materials, goods and supplies.
  • Review and action MRP messages
  • Review and track orders and deliveries status.
  • Deal directly with the supplier regarding non-supplied, under orders, over orders and damaged goods.
  • Other ad-hoc activities as required


  • Significant experience in Purchasing, Supply Chain Management and Supplier management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Experience of system implementation and maximization of new system benefits
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, maintain a positive attitude and provide exemplary service
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion
  • Experience of working in a well-established multi-functional team and being able to be seen as an agent of change
  • Experience of an international business environment
  • Preferably holding a professional qualification but not essential

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/85622526

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