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Purchasing Manager

35,000 - 45,000
Staines-upon-Thames, Surrey

Are you experience in purchasing / buying and are now looking for a new challenge?

Are you skilled in negotiating, problem solving and budgeting?

Are you confident and skilled in implementing a new Purchasing System?

We are hiring a new Purchasing & Administration Manager, for an Engineering company based in Staines. This is working for a very well established, growing engineering company with 4 offices/sites across the UK. A very down to earth and friendly team who are flexible and really look after their staff.

As the Purchasing and Administration Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing and centralising the company’s purchasing in all areas across the business
  • Negotiating supplier contracts and rates
  • Managing the fleet admin for over 40 lorry’s – ensuring servicing, MOT, RAC cover, guarantee etc. is kept up to date
  • Implementing a new Purchase Order Processing System (on SAGE)
  • Building relationships with suppliers
  • Managing supplier negotiations
  • Running Supplier meetings and reviews with other departments to advise on any general or quality issues
  • Monitoring stock levels and needs

If you have a background in engineering this would be advantageous but not essential.

If you have excellent communication skills and a personable, articulate approach in your dealings, this is a great role for you. Strong IT and systems skills is also essential as you will be implementing a purchase order processing system.


If you are interested in this Purchasing Manager role and would like to discuss it in more detail, get in touch and click apply now! Alternatively you can also call us for a confidential chat about the role.

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