Job Type: Permanent
Salary / Rate: £35K - £45K per annum
Start Date: 11/07/2021
Purchasing Manager – Newcastle under Lyme
Salary up to 45k
Working in a small team to manage purchasing, transportation, warehousing, distribution and manufacturing planning effectively, efficiently and economically. The ideal candidate has a minimum of five years’ experience of working in a manufacturing setting in a Senior/Manager Buyer/Purchasing role. The role is very hands on and requires a person who has the flexibility to get the job done across all levels and the ability to multi task and work at a fast pace.
Establish and maintain an effective vendor management system, including selection, approval, risk management, vendor rating scheme.
Purchase goods and services to meet delivery, cost reduction and inventory management targets, supported by MRP and related planning meetings.
Control stock as per company procedures. Maximise, stockturns, minimise slow/obsolete stock.
Manage transportation to meet statutory and company requirements, including delivery precision and customer’s documentation requirements.
Schedule UK production jobs to the shop floor.
Manage all department employees.
Complete required reports in a timely and accurate way.
Meet Key Performance Indicators including delivery targets (vs promise and request), cost reduction target, inventory management targets.
Good product knowledge
CIPS Qualified or Student
UN/IATA Dangerous goods certified.
Full Driving and Fork Lift Licence.
Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office. Working Knowledge of MRP2 Systems.
Five year’s experience minimum of working in an manufacturing setting working as a Senior/Manager Buyer/Purchasing role
Some overseas travel to USA, Europe and Asia may be required.
Hours: Monday to Friday