Purchasing Manager

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Direct Response Employment Services is your local employment agency based in the centre of Trowbridge, Wiltshire

Direct Response Employment Services are delighted to be supporting a local and expanding organisation in Melksham who are keen to recruit a purchasing manager to join their team on a permanent business at an exciting time.

To succeed in this role you will have proven experience within purchasing / procurement and ideally come from a manufacturing background.

Within this role you will be reporting to the group procurement director and be responsible for buying decisions that positively contribute towards achievement of business goals. This includes management and sourcing of all purchasing activities for externally sourced raw materials, consumables and services, proactive management of supplier relationships, management of inventory levels to meet production requirements and maintenance of procurement data within our ERP system.

This is a senior role and you will be able to demonstrate a collaborative approach to supplier negotiation, you ideally will have experience of using Microsoft Dynamics AX or a similar ERP software along with having intermediate excel skills. CIPS qualified candidates would be desirable, however this is not essential.

Working hours are Monday to Friday with an earlier finish on the Friday and the role will be office based but will involve some occasional travel to supplier sites  when required.

Company Benefits include 24 days plus bank holidays, Life assurance, company sick pay, staff discounts, shopping reward scheme.

Please get in touch today for a confidential chat about this role.

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