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Job description

Job Title: Purchasing Manager

Location: Hull

Sector: Manufacturing

Temp/Perm: Full Time, Permanent role

Reach Recruitment are proud to announce that we are exclusively recruiting a Purchasing Manager for our client based in Hull, the UK’s largest manufacturer of holiday homes and lodges.

The Role

As a Purchasing Manager you will be responsible for sourcing equipment, goods and services and managing vendors. The successful candidate will be able to perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, search for greater deals and find further profitable suppliers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
  • Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
  • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
  • Assess, manage and mitigate risks
  • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
  • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand

Requirements and Skills

  • Proven working experience as Purchasing Manager
  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
  • Interest in market dynamics along with business sense
  • A knack for negotiation and networking
  • Working experience of vendor management software
  • Ability to gather and analyse data and to work with figures
  • Solid judgement along with decision making skills
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • BS degree in supply chain management, logistics

Essential / Desirable Criteria

  • HNC / Degree
  • CIPS Qualification

To apply please visit the Reach Recruitment website, alternatively for more information please call Liz Owen at Reach Recruitment.

Reach Recruitment recruit for Temporary, Temp-to-Perm and Permanent opportunities working Industrial, Manufacturing, Engineering, Construction, Production and Modular sectors throughout the region. If this role is not suitable for you, we would be happy to have an informal discussion regarding any future opportunities.

While we will endeavour to respond to every applicant personally, on occasion this is not always possible, therefore, if you have not heard back from us within 14 days of applying, you have been unsuccessful.