Purchasing Manager
Vertifi Limited / Manufacturing managers / London
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Purchasing Manager Location: Broadstairs, Kent Salary: Competitive (Dependant on Experience) About the company Silent Gliss is the leading global supplier of premium interior window treatment systems. With cutting edge technology and a relentless commitment to precision, we develop and manufacture the world’s quietest, smoothest-gliding curtains and blinds. The Purchasing Manager role • Manage the Purchasing team, supporting day to day decisions and ensuring the department operates efficiently. • Ensure that Silent Gliss have the right suppliers for parts, products and services in terms of best value, quality and delivery. • Monitor and report on costs, evaluate price trends and levels of demand and make recommendations based on commercial and technical factors. • Foster strong relationships with internal stakeholders and new and existing suppliers. • Support Silent Gliss HQ with product development and Group purchasing. • Produce detailed reports and statistics for the Senior Management Team. • Undertake strategic planning (min/max stock), report and monitor stock values and make the necessary adjustments to re-order levels. • Maintain order processing system structures and costs. The Ideal Purchasing Manager will need the following skills and experience: • Proven track record in purchasing and stock control. • Good commercial awareness and ideally experience of working within the manufacturing sector. • Excellent verbal and written communication and strong analytical skills. • An excellent standard of numeracy with the ability to analyse and communicate facts and figures. • Stakeholder management skills will be essential, as will the ability to influence people from across the business and externally. • Previous management/supervisory experience an advantage as you will be responsible for managing 2 procurement officers. • The ability to project manage, make important decisions and cope with the pressure of demanding targets and tight deadlines. • Able to absorb, understand and confidently communicate technical information. • A sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel (advanced level), Powerpoint and ideally AS400. • CIPS qualification preferable but not essential. • Full driving license essential as there will be a need to visit suppliers. Purchasing Manager Benefits: • Salary: Competitive (dependant on experience). • 21 days pro rata holiday rising to a capped maximum 30 days holiday. • Car allowance. • Contributory pension scheme and private healthcare. If you feel you’re suitable for this Purchasing Manager role, then please apply today!!

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