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Salary: £25k - 30k per year

Location: Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 09 Jun 2021

Reference: 4932

Purchasing Supervisor    
Leamington Spa

An independent and innovative engineering business, based on the outskirts of Leamington Spa are currently seeking a Production Engineer to join their team on a Permanent basis, paying an excellent salary of £25,000 - £30,000 per annum depending on experience. (Plus, pension and 24-days annual leave – increasing with service plus Bank Holidays).

As part of their strategy for growth, they are currently seeking a dedicated and professional Purchasing Supervisor, to join their Engineering Team.

The successful candidate will be hard-working, passionate about engineering and above all else, reliable.

This position requires a dynamic individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills who is self-motivated and able to work as part of an integrated team. The key duties and responsibilities for this role are as follows:

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop relationships with new and existing suppliers
  • Identify new opportunities and negotiate timescales and costs with suppliers
  • Purchase all materials for prototype, production & operational activities
  • Liaise with accounts department to ensure that invoices match prices agreed with suppliers
  • Liaise with international suppliers ensuring timely and effective delivery and stock quality
  • Support engineering and manufacturing departments to realise opportunities and mitigate concerns.
  • Ensure stock levels are correct and sufficient for production and sales needs

The ideal Purchasing Supervisor will have:

  • Experience within a Purchase Management role
  • Experience of Cim50, or similar stock control system
  • A background in stock management
  • Contract negotiation and supplier management experience
  • Enthusiasm, confidence, and be of a personable disposition
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Excellent MS Office skills including Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Ability to work independently or as part of an integrated team
  • Full driving licence
  • Experience of importing and exporting goods worldwide would be a bonus
  • Engineering or production background would be a bonus

Working Hours:

40 hours per week

Pay Rate:

£25,000- £30,000 per annum depending on experience.

If you want to be part of a genuinely friendly and professional team, with a passion to deliver excellent customer service then this could be the job for you.  Apply today for more details