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Purchasing Manager

Job Title: Purchasing Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chorley
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH9221_1637218285
Contact Name: Emma Brighouse
Contact Email:
Job Published: 20 days ago

Job Description

This specialist distributor of high specification products for the food processing industry are currently expanding their purchasing department and are looking to attract a Purchasing Manager who will join the senior team.

This is an exciting time to join a thriving business who are enjoying a continued and steady increase in demand.

Within this key role for the business, typical responsibilities will be to: -

  • Ensure that the correct purchasing strategies are in place to meet business needs.
  • Be the senior contact for suppliers to the business.
  • Lead the supply chain team to maximise stock availability.
  • Manage and lead a team of four.
  • Build strong relationships with a mainly European supply base.
  • Identify cost saving possibilities.
  • Minimise business risk within the supply chain.
  • Create an annual business plan for the purchasing team, detailing key objectives.

The successful candidate will: -

  • Have purchasing experience gained in a fast-paced environment.
  • Be a strong negotiator.
  • Be able to build a team and maximise performance.
  • Ideally be CIPS qualified.
  • Enjoy overseas travel that would typically be 6-10 trips a year (shared within the team)

On offer: -

  • A salary to £45,000
  • 10% Bonus - paid quarterly
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Laptop
  • Phone
  • Fully expensed business travel when required

Interested? Please send your CV to Emma Brighouse at Morgan Ryder Associates by following the 'apply now' link.

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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