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Purchasing Manager

Purchasing Manager

Robertson Recruitment are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic purchasing manager / buyer, initially on a fixed term contract (6months) to work for a global company based in Castle Donington with large expansion plans. You will have exposure and experience on managing and engaging with existing and new suppliers and reviewing quality, expenditure and delivery in line with the company's growth strategy.

Job Role:

  • Manage and enhance existing supplier relationships.
  • Negotiate terms with suppliers to support the business in term of timescales, cost and quality.
  • Support and manage a small team to ensure daily objectives are met.
  • Arrange supplier visits and liaise with quality manager to discuss findings.
  • Manage the preferred suppliers list and negotiate renewals.
  • Source new materials from existing or new suppliers in line with cost optimisation and quality.
  • Monitor supplier performance and relay findings to quality team and plan improvements.
  • Liaise with the development team.
  • Manage stock levels across the business.
  • Purchasing of materials in line with production needs and peaks.
  • Communicate with all departments regarding purchase department activity.


  • Experience within procurement, buying or purchasing.
  • MCIPS qualification or working towards this would be advantageous.
  • Strong personality and be able to build long standing relationships with suppliers.
  • Ability to negotiate terms and cost cut where possible whilst maintain standards.
  • Experience in manufacturing / engineering sector is advantageous.
  • Solid communicator who's able to set out objectives for their team.
  • Show enthusiasm and build internal relationships as well as those with your suppliers.


  • Working from home initially.
  • 35K-45K based on experience.
  • Directly report to the CEO.
  • Working for a renowned and iconic company with large expansion plans.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a international and iconic brand at a time where expansion plans are central to their strategy. Please apply now to discuss the role in more detail.

Robertson Recruitment -

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