Purchasing Manager: Sponsorship Available

  • Full Time
  • Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
  • 36,000 to 38,750 £ / Year



Our clients at Greenwood Road Mini Market are looking to expand their business to cater the high demand of the local community. The business has grown from year on year and are looking to expand our product and services and are looking for a high-performing Purchasing Manager. Purchasing Manager responsibilities include developing purchasing strategies, maintaining positive relationships with suppliers, coordinating with internal teams regarding their supply needs, and overseeing the purchasing team in their daily activities. We are seeking an experienced purchasing manager to handle our company’s procurement activities. Overseas applications will be considered as sponsorship will be available for the right candidate having a sound knowledge about the Indian products and markets.

 Job Responsibilities:
• Develop, lead and implement purchasing strategies.
• Managing daily purchasing activities, supervising staff, and allocating tasks.
• Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
• Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation.
• Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand.
• Maintaining the supplier database, purchase records, and related documentation.
• Coordinating with inventory control to determine and manage inventory needs.
• Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers.
• 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.

• Proven working experience as Purchasing Manager, Agent or Officer.
• Good sound knowledge about Indian products and markets.
• Experience as a purchasing manager or in a similar position.
• Deep knowledge of inventory and supply chain management.
• Supervisory and management experience.
• Strong leadership capabilities.
• BS degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration or related experience in related field.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Strong critical thinking and negotiation skills.
• Strong planning and organizational skills.
• Ability to work independently.
• Solid judgement along with decision making skills.

Job Category: Others
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: United Kingdom

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