Purchasing Manager – The Recruitment Co – Blackpool

The Recruitment Co

We are looking for a Purchasing Manager to join a small but well established purchasing team in an established and well respected Blackpool based business.

Purchasing Manager Salary: £32000-45000 – dependant on experience

Purchasing Manager hours: 9am-5pm Monday to Friday

Purchasing Manager company benefits:

25 Days holiday plus bank holidays – increases to 30 days holiday plus bank holidays with service

Staff Discount on Products

Annual Bonus Scheme

Purchasing Manager role and responsibilities:

Responsible for the day to day management of the purchasing team to include work distribution, planning of individual roles and responsibilities, appraisals and performance evaluation

Be responsible for the overall management of catalogue stock and to be responsible for all stock re- orders as and when required.

Carry out continuous assessment of stock levels with a constant link to the sales side of the business to ensure all future orders can be fulfilled.

Manage the team to fulfil all stock requirements for standard stock and specific projects.

Continuously review custom project stock requirements with the Senior Management Team

Manage the overall supplier production schedule to ensure on time delivery across all project and stock requirements. This will require regular communication with the Chinese factory production teams.

Liaise with all organisations within the supply chain (UK, Europe and China)

Attend daily meetings at head office with the middle management team to get a continuous overview of all business requirements.

Liaise with the Chinese factory on a weekly basis from the UK

Travel to visit factories within the company supply chain will be required. This will be on an ad hoc basis and may require occasional travel to China.

Maintain a constant understanding of all sales requirements across the business to ensure maximum customer service at all times.

The ideal Purchasing Manager :

Strong background in purchasing and procurement

Purchasing experience in China and other overseas markets is desirable

Ability to read engineering drawings is preferred

Good experience of managing a team

Excellent IT skills with strong knowledge of all major Microsoft programmes

Join the team! Click apply now, we look forward to receiving your application.

The Recruitment Co are an equal opportunities employer.


The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we're committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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