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Purchasing Manager

  • Location: Derby
  • Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent bonus and Package available
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 29 days ago



£60,000- £65,000+ Bonus/ Benefits

Fantastic new opportunity! We are partnered with a leading Manufacturing/ Engineering business who provide specialist products to a truly Global customer base! The business are exceptionally busy and this role will provide excellent career development opportunities.


As the Purchasing manager, you will form part of the business Leadership and lead all purchasing activity for this facility. You will coordinate Purchasing strategies at Group level and have autonomy for the strategic spend on site (circa £30m annually). Key accountabilities will be as follows;

  • Develop & maintain strategic supplier relationships.
  • Co-ordinate and manage site Purchasing activities (procurement, negotiation, warranties and claims on suppliers).
  • Lead Purchasing team including end to end Purchasing process
  • Monitor supplier performance, communicate ranking with suppliers to enable continuous improvement
  • Liaise with Global Sourcing to ensure effective co-ordination of essential site purchasing activities, global contracts & purchasing improvement projects


The ideal purchasing manager will be career driven and seeking a challenging role within an established organisation. Requirements for this role are as follows

  • 5 years+ purchasing experience
  • Must have worked in an engineering/ manufacturing environment
  • (Precision engineering/ Fabrications/ automotive eg.)
  • Strong exposure to strategically managing spend/ sourcing suppliers/ agreeing commercial terms
  • Competent IT/ ERP/ MRP user
  • People management experience
  • Degree/ CIPS Qualification preferred, but not essential.


The company are a truly global entity. Their facility is state of the art and the business have huge growth plans across the UK and Europe in the next 5 years, making this a really exciting time to be joining the business! On top of an excellent package (including excellent holiday allowance/ pension/ benefits etc.) the business will also be able to invest in your career development and progression. If you are interested in this excellent opportunity, please apply NOW