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Advertiser: i4 Recruitment

Job Title: Purchasing Manager
Location:Diss, Norfolk
Rate:£38K.0000 to £40K. Per Year    Benefits: Salary Negotiable
Description: Purchasing Manager - Diss, Norfolk - Salary Circa £40,000 + Benefits

Our client, and established engineering business in Diss are looking for a new Purchasing Manager to join their business. This is an important senior position responsible for the purchase of all good and services needed to meet production demands.

You will be responsible for:

* Developing and implementing an effective procurement strategy for the business
* Engage with key suppliers to negotiate and agree acceptable commercial terms
* Drive cost down within supply base and work with the supply chain to introduce cost reduction initiatives.
* Identify and establish new suppliers as required
* Build and maintain excellent relationships with key supply partners through regular face-to-face communication where appropriate
* Lead purchasing activities to support the organisations current and anticipated demand for goods and materials, to include forecasting of future purchasing requirements
* Monitor the quality and timeliness of materials and goods supplied and work with key suppliers to address any issues that may arise
* Maintain and monitor suitability of MRP system for the business

Skills & Experience

* CIPS Qualified or working towards an equivalent purchasing qualification
* Strong commercial experience and awareness
* Experience in a purchasing management role, with a proven track record of success
* Experience of supplier selection and the review and preparation of commercial supply contracts
* Excellent negotiation and analytical skills with the ability to demonstrate a track record of partnering with suppliers to engineer out cost of the product or supplier process.
* Knowledge of procurement within the low-volume electronics sector
Skills Required: Purchasing Manager
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: Immediate     Duration: Full Time
Contact: Daniel Taylor Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 08452260677 Contact Fax:
Reference: i4R2263DT Added: 03-04-2018
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