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Purchasing Manager

  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Sector: Purchasing & Supply Chain
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: TRB24678/1
  • Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
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Job description

The Redline Group have an urgent job opportunity for a Purchasing Manager with a background in engineering and manufacture based in Reading, Berkshire.

As a Purchasing Manager, you will be responsible for a Supply Chain that includes electronics and mechanical parts as well as sub contract subassemblies. This could be a great opportunity for a Senior Buyer with a background in electro-mechanical strategic purchasing or someone with previous Supply Chain or Purchasing Management experience.

Key job Responsibilities for the Purchasing Manager based in Reading: -

- Develop and maintain a robust supply chain process to deliver OTIF and inventory targets
- Take responsibility for adherence to departmental budgets and continuous improvement
- Identify root cause(s) of OTIF gaps and introduce effective measures to improve
- Risk assessments of single source suppliers and mitigating risk where possible
- Negotiating with existing and new suppliers to improve quality and cost

Experience Required: -

- End to end Supply Chain understanding
- Experience gained in a technical / engineering / manufacturing environment
- Experience of ERP/MRP or related product specific forecasting
- Total Cost of Acquisitions models and justification of price versus cost
- Experience of implementing and delivering a supply chain strategy
- Must be knowledgeable in planning and forecasting systems
- Practical experience in the application of continuous improvement techniques in a
Manufacturing environment

Apply now! Or for more information on the Purchasing Manager job based in Reading, Berkshire, please contact Tommy Beazley on 01582 878814 or email tbeazley@redlinegroup.Com quoting reference TRB24678/1 .

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