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Procurement Specialist- Manufacturing

Stevenage, Hertfordshire
£35,000 to £40,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

A leading manufacturing organisation, first established in 1997 are expanding and now seeking an experience purchasing specialist to join their time at their head office in Stevenage.

Purchasing Specialist Job Responsibilities:

  • Developing and implementing purchasing strategies.
  • Managing daily purchasing activities, supervising staff, and allocating tasks.
  • Managing supplier relations and negotiating contracts, prices, time lines, etc.
  • Maintaining the supplier database, purchase records, and related documentation.
  • Coordinating with inventory control to determine and manage inventory needs.
  • Managing the maintenance of office/manufacturing equipment and machinery.
  • Ensuring that all procured items meet the required quality standards and specifications.
  • Preparing cost estimates and managing budgets.
  • Working to improve purchasing systems and processes.
  • Training new employees in the purchasing process and how to use the purchasing system.

Purchasing Specialist Requirements:

  • Experience as a purchaser in manfacturing environment
  • Deep knowledge of inventory and supply chain management.
  • Supervisory and management experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong critical thinking and negotiation skills.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
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  • Job Reference: 706415800-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Barclay Meade
    Barclay Meade
  • Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent