Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager

GBP35000 - GBP40000 per annum + benefits
06 Mar 2018
05 Apr 2018
Graham Smith
Specialist Area
Procurement, Supply chain
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Specialist manufacturer needs Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager, near Wimborne, £35-40k plus benefits

Your new company
A successful and innovative specialist manufacturer with strong order book and international sales.

Your new role
In this position you will ensure component availability, monitoring stock levels v's the order book, and ensuring suppliers and sub-contractors perform within or above their service levels. You will be able to further develop the relationships with existing and new suppliers, assessing capability and price and making purchasing decisions to optimise supply chain performance. You will also handle onsite inventory, ensuring stock integrity is maintained through the implementation and enforcement of best practice.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have experience in a similar role, with proven ability to control costs and improve availability within a manufacturing environment using a recognised ERP system (SAP / SAGE / Oracle etc). Ideally this will be from within a "make to order" SME. You will be comfortable being both hands on and strategic as circumstances require.
Any experience of electronics / defence / aerospace / telco / hi-tech sectors is an advantage but not essential. Experience of Export Control is also desirable but not essential. You may already have Professional Qualifications (CIPS / APQA / APAP etc), but if not, and you are interested in achieving these, then support can be provided within the business.

What you'll get in return
Highly competitive remuneration and benefits, within an interesting working environment, and opportunities for further career progression.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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