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Procurement Specialist

  • Location:

    Ipswich, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Quality and Manufacturing

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  • Contact:

    Alex Sharp

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Expiry date:


JOB- Procurement Manager


TERM- Permanent

SALARY- £30,000 - £35,000 per annum plus benefits (dependent on experience)

We are looking for a Procurement Specialist / Manager on a permanent basis in the Ipswich area with experience in the Manufacturing Industry, ideally within an Electronics / Electro-mechanical business. Your main duty will be to Manage the purchasing and procurement function of the business. This would also be very well suited for a senior Buyer with experience in a manufacturing business

The Purchasing Manager will ideally have the following attributes:

  • Experienced in a Procurement / Purchasing Manager position previously.
  • Knowledge of Electronics products / components.
  • Experience of managing a small team of Buyers.
  • Knowledge of using ERP systems.
  • Experience of negotiating contracts for suppliers.
  • Able to read engineering drawings.
  • Have excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Be self-motivated and have a positive attitude.
  • Good problem-solving skills.

The Purchasing specialist role will involve:

  • Managing supplier negotiations.
  • Managing stock movements using the ERP system.
  • Running Supplier meetings and reviews with other departments to advise on any general or quality issues.
  • Liaising with oversees suppliers to negotiate most favourable contracts.
  • Managing Stock movements.

If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up-to-date CV as soon as possible, along with your availability and your salary expectation.

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