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Purchasing Specialist

Job Title: Purchasing Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Accrington
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH11050_1659001081
Contact Name: Emma Brighouse
Contact Email:
Job Published: 18 days ago

Job Description

Due to continued growth for this specialist manufacturer of engineered components, there is now an exciting opportunity for an experienced purchasing professional to join the Supply Chain Team.

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, responsibilities as Purchasing Specialist will be to: -

  • Own and manage sourcing solutions including supplier selection, tendering processes, commercial and contract negotiation through to contract award and implementation.
  • Renegotiate commercial contract with existing suppliers to ensure favourable terms are agreed.
  • Take responsibility for ensuring costs and controlled.
  • Identify cost saving opportunities and manage through to conclusion.
  • Implement supplier and commodity strategies which drive sustainable improvements in overall supply chain performance.
  • Resolve commercial issues which arise in supply chain.

The successful candidate will: -

  • Have purchasing experience gained within a manufacturing environment.
  • Ideally be CIPS qualified.
  • Be experienced with commercial negotiations of contract terms and conditions.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Be able to build strong working relationships with internal stakeholders and

On offer: -

  • A salary to £65,000
  • Pension scheme - up to 20% contribution
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Hybrid working
  • Life Assurance
  • Paid sick pay
  • Well-being programme

Interested? To apply, please follow the 'apply now' link to send your CV to Emma Brighouse at Morgan Ryder Associates.

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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