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Purchasing Manager - Machinery

Salary: £45k
Location: Wimborne
Company: LEAN Engineering Recruitment
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Purchasing Manager – Machinery
Wimborne, Dorset
£35k – £45k


A local engineering company who design, manufacture and install specialist machinery are now looking for a Purchasing Manager to join their team.

Purchasing Manager – PROFILE:


Purchasing is an integral part of the production process, assisting the Manufacturing and Production Managers to produce a final quality product by ensuring raw materials, bought out components and services are available as and when required in an efficient fashion.

Purchasing Manager – THE ROLE

The position of Purchasing Manager is a day to day operational role implementing the Company’s purchasing policy for raw materials and bought out goods & services.

Purchasing Manager – KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To purchase components, raw materials and services of the correct quality and reliability:
  • To ensure deliveries are on time
  • To negotiate the most economic price for all items.
  • Select suppliers, emphasise quality levels.
  • Develop and maintain good supplier relationships
  • Control both the size of the supplier base and its geographical area.
  • Purchasing research, eg market trends, new products, quotations, catalogues, etc.
  • Stock control (bought out); maintain adequate stock levels to cover variations in product mix plus spares. (Review on a regular basis). In liaison with design.

Purchasing Manager – PERSON REQUIREMENTS:


The ideal candidate MUST come from the Manufacturing Industry as a Purchasing Manager. You will also have the following skills, qualifications and experience:

  • Ideally hold a CIPS qualification or working towards
  • Experience of purchasing materials for the engineering or manufacturing industries
  • Experience of managing large budgets

The role would also be suitable for a Senior Buyer who is now looking to progress into a Purchasing Manager position.

To apply for this role or for more information please send an up to date CV and cover letter to Paul Gorton

LEAN Engineering Recruitment Ltd are acting as a 3rd party on behalf of our client. All applications will be held on our database for current and future positions.

We will endeavour to get back to all applicants but if you have not heard from LER within 10 working days then your application has been unsuccessful but please feel free to contact us for an update.

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