Purchasing Manager

£38,000 - £45,000 Per Annum

Full Time


Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Procurement And Buying

Posted 25 days ago

Expires In 3 Days

Job Description

Pertemps are pleased to be partnering with a manufacturing company based in Wolverhampton. As they continue to grown they are seeking a dynamic Purchasing Manger to join their team and contribute to their ongoing success.

The Purchasing Manager will be responsible for overseeing the procurement of raw materials, semi-finished goods, finished goods, and services, including machining, testing, and coating. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of both domestic and international supplier networks, manage inventory, and ensure timely and cost-effective procurement to support production and sales. They will also be responsible for a small purchasing team.

Key Responsibilities:

Purchasing & Procurement:
Source and purchase raw materials, semi-finished goods, finished goods, and services.
Develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of the domestic and overseas supplier network.
Negotiate prices and delivery times to secure the best terms.
Create and manage purchase orders, ensuring accuracy and completeness.

Inventory Management:
Analyse, manage, and replenish stock inventory to meet production demands.
Oversee the creation and management of internal production orders for stock.
Expedite purchase orders and liaise with suppliers to ensure timely delivery.

Supplier Relations:
Work closely with the quality department to develop and control suppliers.
Monitor and manage supplier performance and key performance indicators (KPIs).
Coordinate incoming deliveries and ensure efficient logistics.

Cross-Functional Collaboration:
Collaborate with the sales team to source costs and support their needs.
Ensure systems are updated and accurate.
Work closely with all departments to meet required deadlines.
Create production paperwork by linking purchase orders and job card operations.


Proven experience as a Purchasing Manager or in a similar role.
CIPS qualification
Strong knowledge of procurement processes and supplier management.
Excellent negotiation skills.
Ability to analyse and manage inventory effectively.
Experience with ERP systems and procurement software.
Strong organisational and multitasking abilities.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
Have experience of managing a team.

This is an office based role working Monday to Friday 8.30 - 5.30pm

Lucia Taylor 042


01902 312345

Division 042

Pertemps Wolverhampton

83 Darlington Street


West Midlands


01902 312345

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