Purchasing Manager

Location: Wellingborough
Salary: £27k - 35k per year
Contact: Craig Cartwright
Call: Craig
Reference: 2392
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Are you an experienced Purchasing Manager looking for a new and exciting opportunity to join an established manufacturing business that is a period of continued success and growth ? 

This is an exciting time to join the business as it undergoes a period of strategic change whilst maintining its existing core values and commitment to continually improve on its already high standards of quality and outstanding service.

The Role

You will be responsible for all Purchasing, Goods in and Stores functions on 2 sites in Wellingborough, and managing a team of 9. 

Responsibilities 

  • Place, expedite and book in Purchase Orders using MRP within "Business Micros" Operating system.
  • Liaise with Customer Service, Production and Transport Departments to ensure product is available in a timely manner and Company OTIF is kept to a continually high level.
  • Measure and review supplier OTIF and work with them to attain continual improvement.
  • Maintain and adjust stock levels on stock system.
  • Perform and input results of regular stock takes.
  • Attend daily Operations Meetings.
  • Liaise with and, if required, visit Purchasing staff at Group sites.

Skills

  • Be organised, and able to organise others
  • Have a high attention to detail and accuracy themselves and ability to ensure the same from the team.
  • Have strong man-management skills, probably demonstrated through their present or previous roles.
  • Have sound IT skills and ability to adapt to IT systems used by the business.
  • Be able to work effectively under pressure.
  • Work well as part of a team
  • Have good interpersonal skills.

 

COVID-19 considerations: To keep employees as safe as possible, the business will carry out social distancing measures, temperature checks and have hand sanitiser, gloves and face masks available for all staff to use. Arrangements are kept constantly under review.

Closing date for this position 9th of July 2021

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Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.