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Indirect Purchasing Manager

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sectors:

    Direct/Indirect Procurement

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Hilary Beard

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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£40,000 - £50,000 + BENEFITS

I am seeking an experienced Indirect Purchasing Manager for a leading Automotive business based near Greater Manchester. Due to continued growth, the business is expanding their supply chain team and has a newly created role for someone to manage their indirect spend. The business has state of the art facilities and can offer genuine opportunities for progression and development.


As Indirect Purchasing Manager you will be reporting into the Group Purchasing Manager and will be challenged with cost reduction, managing a small team and implementing long term agreements. You will need to be able to operate with autonomy and take ownership of your buying function.

  • Ensuring that materials are purchased at the most competitive prices worldwide, on time and to the required specifications

  • Driving forward quality improvements and compliance

  • Managing recruitment spend

  • Leading reviews and negotiating with global suppliers

  • Leading and taking responsibility for team


Based in the Manchester area, the ideal Indirect Purchasing Manager will need to have strong communication and stakeholder management skills. Key requirements for the role will include;

  • 5 years + experience of indirect purchasing in a manufacturing environment

  • 2 years + experience of managing a team

  • An engineering related degree and MCIPS qualified

  • Experience with working in the automotive sector


The successful candidate will be joining a global organisation. This company have a fantastic track record for developing and investing in their people, facilities and systems. The business will support your personal development in this is role and there are plans in place to for promotion opportunities. You will be joining a company that is very profitable and is currently enjoying double digit growth with a market leading product line and highly reputable client base. This is a unique opportunity, if you are interested, please apply now!