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Purchasing Manager

  • Location: Reading
  • Sector: Purchasing & Supply Chain
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: CMF3202/28
  • Salary: up to £43k
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Job description

My client who design and manufacture equipment that enables fast and accurate input of information into electronic systems are looking for a Purchasing Manager based in Reading.

The Purchasing Manager, Reading will be responsible for the procurement of components for production and engineering in a timely and efficient way through the MRP system and arrange for delivery to meet the requirements of the business, obtaining and analysing supplier quotations, balancing cost, quality, delivery and reliability factors to decide the supply source, sourcing both domestically and abroad to obtain more competitive quotations. Ensure Terms and Conditions of Purchase Order are agreed, including price and delivery date. Orders should be approved by Lorraine Hall and meeting to build relationships with key suppliers and negotiating with them. Challenge their quotations, particularly requests for price increases.

The Purchasing Manager, Reading will also be in charge of investigating and recommending potential new suppliers that are best placed to meet the company's requirements. Ensure only approved suppliers are used or seek dispensation to trial a new vendor and tracking and reporting status of orders placed on suppliers ensuring the right orders arrive on time and on cost. Highlight to management where problems on supply are occurring and agree corrective action to minimise risk to the business

The Purchasing Manager, Reading will have experience in a leadership role and come from an Electronics background. The successful candidate will also have their CIPS certification.

If this role sounds interesting to you APPLY now by sending a up to date CV to cforsyth@redlinegroup.Com

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