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The Purchasing Manager will report to the Business Development Manager
and will support the whole purchasing team to achieve targets set.
Ensuring training and development of the team is kept at the forefront of daily activities and support all members of the purchasing and operations team.
Must have a clear project focus, supporting the purchasing function at a strategic level to help achieve objectives required to aid production of existing and new product development.
Managing and controlling all the company’s external suppliers with particular emphasis on the purchase of Materials and finished parts for production.
Ensure parts and materials are bought at the most competitive price and delivered on time for production.
Establish strategic relationships with key suppliers (probably turnkey including design) who are aligned to the company's needs.
Identify new suppliers, agree terms and negotiate supply agreements where appropriate, including discount structures and volume rebates.
Foster close working relationships with associated departments eg. Sales, Engineering and Production, Business Development.
Continually improve purchasing methods and drive down external spend.
To carry out a comprehensive review of the Purchasing function and its methodology and identify and implement improvements.
- Must hold a bachelor bachelor's degree - business administration, management, engineering, industrial technology
- knowledge and experience in purchasing management
- knowledge of cost accounting
- knowledge of business, finance and management principles
- Must have a knowledge in computer especially Microsoft office