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Purchasing Manager

Grafton Recruitment

Kingston upon Hull


£40000 - £45000/annum


Posted: 15/10/2021

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Grafton Recruitment are delighted to be partnering with De Smet Rosedowns Ltd in their search for a Purchasing Manager.

The company

Located in the city of Kingston Upon Hull, England and established since 1777, Rosedowns is a pioneer in its field. Having an unrivalled reputation around the world for supplying processing equipment and replacement parts to the vegetable oil and rendering industries, Rosedowns boasts references of its equipment in more than 100 countries.

Rosedowns are at the forefront of pressing technology and, with more than 3,500 presses supplied worldwide, Rosedowns can claim to be the world's leader in the design and manufacture of Screw Presses, continually setting new standards for design and performance

The role

Head of the Purchasing Department, and reporting directly to the Works Manager, the Purchasing Manager is responsible for the supply of goods and services to meet the production, sales and operational demands of the business.


Managing and training the other members of the purchasing team
Identifying reliable suppliers, subcontractors and agents, and maintaining relationships with them
Negotiating prices and contracts with suppliers
Recording and maintaining supplier price lists, and disseminating this information to colleagues
Resolving disputes with suppliers, and monitoring their performance. This can be done via the telephone, written correspondence or in meetings.
Checking the daily Material Requisition Planning reports and determining with whom orders are placed, or to whom enquiries are sent
Checking sales orders for potential problems or discrepancies
Resolving technical queries with the Engineering Department
Checking the work of other members of the team
Having the ultimate responsibility for invoice queries
Producing forecasts of likely material and parts usage to obviate potential shortages of items with long lead times, and then managing the subsequent call-off and scheduled orders. These orders are often placed more than a year in advance.
Maintaining spreadsheet analysis and producing reports on purchased parts and services
Managing assets held off site, such as pattern equipment
Promote continuing personal development (CPD) for self and the purchasing team
Create and maintain an empowered, committed team with the necessary accountability, ability and responsibility to perform their roles effectively
Coach, motivate and continuously develop the Purchasing Team
Handle all aspects of people management, development, discipline, absence etcSkills and Experience

Previous experience in a purchasing environment is preferable, particularly in a manufacturing environment
Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply qualification will be an advantage
A good knowledge of engineering terms and materials is preferable
Experience of managing others
Good communication skills, both written and verbal
Good mathematical skills
Negotiating skills
Good attention to detail
Good organiser with the ability to multi-task
Computer literate, with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office packages
Experience of using purchase order processing software is an advantage
Ability to manage time, working to strict deadlines

Full job description can be provided on inquiry.

If you meet the above criteria, please apply directly by clicking the link or contact Naomi Coates on (phone number removed)/ (url removed)

Part of Gi Group, Grafton Recruitment have a network of 7 local branches across the UK, operating in Europe in 5 countries with 35 offices, employing over 500 employees. Grafton place over 30,000 candidates each year, and is dedicated to the search, support and placement of candidates across a wide range of professional job roles

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