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    High Wycombe

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    £38000 - £42000 per annum

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    Charlie Webster

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    12 days ago

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    Charlie Webster

TXM Recruit are looking for a Purchasing Manager for an Engineering company in High Wycombe.

Role Definition:
To be responsible for the effective sourcing and procurement of a range of products by managing the Purchasing Team. 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Being commercially aware and driven to develop supplier relationships and lead negotiations.
  • Leading the Purchasing Team in a way that will help to develop efficient / best practice purchasing techniques.
  • Taking responsibility for the implementation and management of Supplier Contracts.
  • Reviewing credentials of potential new suppliers and ensuring suppliers are compliant with our requirements.
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities whilst ensuring the Purchasing Team are negotiating all terms and conditions to achieve best price and quality.
  • Identify potential problems and have the confidence to suggest and implement solutions.
  • Negotiating distributorships with suppliers.
  • Set goals and deadlines for the other members of the Purchasing Team.

Key Attributes:
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Able to delegate
  • Good communicator (both face to face and by telephone)
  • Confidence to hold suppliers to account if necessary
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficient IT skills – Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook etc.)
  • Organisation and time-management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop relationships at all levels

Desirable Attributes:
  • CIPS or relevant degree
  • Experienced in a technical manufacturing environment 
  • Excellent supplier relationship / negotiating skills and effective internal stakeholder management.
  • Working within new product design projects and environments, including early supplier involvement.
  • Excellent negotiation skills
Working Hours:
  • Mon-Fri 8.45-4.45 (35 hour week)

If you are looking to take the step next in your career and believe you fit the above requirements please click 'APPLY' and we will be in touch.