Purchasing Manager

Reference:

MM2687

Sector:

Doors, Windows

Salary:

£40,000 Per Annum

Town/City:

Buckinghamshire

Contract Type:

Permanent

Date Posted:

07/01/2022 12:14:00

We are recruiting for an experienced Purchasing Manager to work for a highly-successful and specialist window manufacturing business that are embarking on an exciting period of expansion. As part of that, an opportunity has arisen for a talented Procurement Specialist to lead a small team who will be responsible for the Procurement function as well as helping to drive new and exciting strategic initiatives including the delivery of a pre-works hub that will supply next day materials to the business as well as driving the introduction of a new system. 

The day-to-day function of your Department will include: 

  • Procurement of all sealed units
  • Procurement of balances
  • Procurement of paint
  • Goods-in evaluations - companywide Quality Assurance initiative
  • Stock control and remakes system maintenance
  • Negotiations with suppliers and upkeep of relations
  • Management of purchasing co-ordinator 
  • Monthly reports / presentations to the board

Applicants should be an experienced purchasing professional with a knowledge of the fenestration / glazing industry, able to communicate effectively with excellent negotiation and relationship building skills. You will need to be commercially savvy with an excellent handle on all day-to-day activities as well as the ability to apply a strategic approach to future proof the business and ensure that the Procurement Function serves the long-term ambitions of the business.

This is a fabulous opportunity to make a real impact and work with a supportive and ambitious board to realise the full potential of a company that is a well-known player in the industry already. For more information please contact Martyn Cotmore quoting reference MM2687.