Assistant Purchasing Manager

Location
Gloucester
Salary
GBP25000 - GBP30000 per annum +
Posted
23 Mar 2018
Closes
22 Apr 2018
Ref
13907541/001
Contact
Ben Neamuthkhan
Specialist Area
Purchasing, supply (main)
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Automotive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As the business goes through huge growth, our Client would like to bring on an Assistant Purchasing Manager to help manage the day to day purchasing Function whilst the the Purchasing Manager handles key internal projects.

Client Details

Our Client is a Major Manufacturer of large scale automotive components, the company has enjoyed huge growth in recent years and are now investing in new purpose built sites.

Description

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to;

  • Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them in order to determine product availability and terms of sales.
  • Develop key relationships with Suppliers
  • Manage and direct the team inline with the companies overall Purchasing strategy
  • Analyse and control Purchasing Budgets
  • Represent the company in negotiations with suppliers
  • Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment

Profile

The successful candidate will possess;

  • Excellent communication skills both Written and Verbal
  • Demonstrable track record in Purchasing
  • Exposure to the Automotive Industry
  • Proven track record in leading negotiations
  • Ability to create and develop commercial relationships
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to develop and lead a team

Job Offer

Up to 30k Depending on Experience + Excellent Benefits.

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