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Purchasing Manager

Venatu Consulting are currently working with an expanding client in the South Yorkshire area who are recruiting for a Purchasing Manager.

  • Location: South Yorkshire
  • Salary: £35,000 - £40,000pa
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing: 9 June 2018
  • Ref: 899088


  • Full responsibilities of negotiating UK and Overseas pricing including running comparisons
  • Managing forecasting demands and placing orders
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders
  • Implement the procurement category strategy with the other departments
  • Delivering savings and supply chain efficiencies through effective negotiation and procurement
  • Just In Time Buying
  • Ensuring goods delivered to scheduled
  • Experience with BOM
  • Negotiate current contracts ensuring quality, cost and service is at is best
  • Holding meetings with current and new suppliers


  • 5 years’ experience within a similar role
  • Previous experience in procurement
  • Proven negotiation skills and commercial acumen
  • The ability to manage suppliers and customers
  • International sourcing experience
  • Previous experience in an Engineering or Manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Packaging experience would be a distinct advantage
  • Experience reporting to board of director levels

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