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Purchasing Manager

  • Location:

    Woking, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Aerospace

  • Contact:

    Gemma Cartney

  • Job ref:

    5053

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-16

Are you a purchasing Manager looking for a new, exciting opportunity?
Are you interested in joining a global aerospace organisation who are going through a period of rapid growth?
Are you interested inworking for a company whose world renowned expertise place them at the forefront of aerospace innovation?

If so, this could be the career move for you...
The responsibilities of Purchasing Manager are as follows;

  • To lead the strategic buying, tactical buying and logistics teams

  • To drive all strategic sourcing activity during new product introduction or engineering change

  • To ensure global suppliers meet or exceed OTIF requirements

  • To lead all strategic cost down activities

  • To lead the logistics function, ensuring customers receive finished goods in line with their expectations

  • To engage with all department to ensure you fully understand all business requirements


To fulfil the responsibilities of Purchasing Manager you must have the following skills / experience;

  • Be degree qualified in business, engineering or equivalent

  • Ongoing accreditation to CIPS

  • Have a manufacturing/engineering background of direct material commodities

  • Have a demonstrable background in leading and managing a successful buying function (strategic & tactical)

  • Proven history of success in strategic buying across a global supply chain

The successful Purchasing Manager will be offered the opportunity to join an organisation that is heavily focused on personal and career development. You will become part of an integral team of people driving a positive and efficient aerospace culture. Accordingly, if you are a   Purchasing Manager and are looking for a new challenge, please send  a copy of your CV.