Purchasing & Supply Manager

GBP29000 - GBP33000 per annum +
11 Oct 2017
10 Nov 2017
Andrew John Cooke
Specialist Area
Purchasing, supply (main)
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Exciting Opportunity for those that are passionate about heaving Industrial / Manufacturing and Engineering in Oil and Gas.

A chance to implement new strategy and ideas into a thriving purchasing function as the Purchasing & Supply Manager

Client Details

A market leader in Nottingham in its Oil and Gas sector, my client is on a level of their own in terms of; their capability, expertise, techniques and equipment at hand. They specialise in exploration, extraction, investigation, construction and energy markets.

They have a single site in Nottingham whereby they cover their entire market and manufacture what other competitors can simply not compete with.


The responsibility of the Purchasing & Supply Manager

  • Contract Negotiation and Supplier Management
  • Liaise and support the Sales team
  • Negotiate final price of supplier's quotes
  • Ensuring suppliers meet ISO standards
  • Helping to source alternative components for customers
  • Regularly contacting suppliers to renegotiate prices


To be successful in the application of Purchasing & Supply Manager the candidate should:

  • Live or be willing to work in Nottingham
  • Experience as a Buyer or Purchasing Manager
  • Knowledge working in an engineering environment possibly Oil and Gas
  • Passion for heavy industrial manufacturing
  • Purchasing experience of components
  • Knowledge of the lighting sector as well as dealing with CNC, metal working, die casting or aluminium extrusions suppliers would be advantageous
  • Knowledge in MS Office, Word, Excel, and Purchasing/MRP/ERP related business systems.
  • Working closing with various departments ensuring excellent supplier management and contract negotiation and responsible for £m annual spend
  • CIPS Part or Fully Qualified would be desirable.

Job Offer

Great platform to demonstrate skill-set

Exposure to Directors and other top-tier management

Competitive Salary

Chance to use passion for purchasing in an engineering background.

Work for a market-leader