Purchasing Officer

Purchasing Officer



8am-4:45pm (12:30pm Finish Friday)



My Client who is a leading manufacturer within their field is seeking an experienced Purchasing Officer to join their team due to continued growth.


  • Private Healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension Scheme

Purchasing Officer Requirements:

  • Ideally CIPS qualified;
  • Experience in a purchasing role working within an engineering/manufacturing background


  • Experience of MRP planning and scheduling system;
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to negotiate, influence and engage others;
  • Strong IT skills including using MS packages including Word, Excel;
  • Full driving license;


Purchasing Officer Duties:


  • Working with supply base to ensure efficient and cost-effective supply of products, materials, and services ensuring all agreed terms including quality, budget, and delivery lead times are achieved;
  • Managing current supply base to develop relationships and carrying out occasional site visits with key suppliers;
  • Reducing expenditure by negotiating with suppliers;
  • Developing and implementing cost saving & process improvement initiatives;
  • Management of all associated purchasing administration to underpin cost
  • Timely reporting and expediting of delivery status;
  • Closely liaise with stores department to ensure the provision of all raw materials and production consumables are in place to meet business requirements;
  • Raising of purchase/subcontract orders and ensuring purchase system records are accurate and maintained;
  • Resolve discrepancies on orders, invoices and specifications as they arise, liaising with finance &suppliers as necessary;
  • Responsible for collating the monthly key performance indicators for the purchasing department





Purchasing Officer, Purchasing Assistant, Procurement Officer, Junior Buyer, Procurement Assistant


Please contact Clare Butler at Winsearch UK for further information.

Clare Butler –


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Many Thanks

  • Rate: £30k - 33k per year
  • Location: Burnley, Lancashire, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: PROMAN
  • Tel: 0161 746 3311
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: JOB-00120164
  • Posted: 2024-03-11 14:02:05 -

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