Purchasing and Logistics Manager

Magpie People are working with a specialist Manufacturing company based in Barnsley who are looking to recruit an experienced Puchasing and Logistics Manager, to control the companies Supply Chain system

My client who are a market leading company with an established team, and supply into a range of market sectors

Main Duties of the role

  • Responsible for all purchasing and supply chain activities.
  • Work closely with manufacturing facility in order to ensure availability of materials into the process.
  • Responsible for logistics using both internal resources and external sources
  • Develop effective relationships with suppliers.
  • Prepare, submit and expedite request for proposals and/or quotations to suppliers
  • To ensure selected suppliers deliver quality product.
  • Ensure that suppliers are adequately scrutinised, and coordinate tender process for suppliers and specific requirements
  • Promote a policy of continuous improvement including supplier “cost down” initiatives, with an agreed year on year target reduction.
  • Monitor costs against expected, quoted and previously paid values.
  • Liaise with engineering department on technical matters and when alternative components require selection.
  • To ensure effective stock levels are maintained and monitored, and take control of stock takes as and when required
  • Ensure that appropriate supplier audits take place and that appropriate supplier relationships are built and maintained.
  • Support the sales department with tender work.
  • Ensure that appropriate authority levels are obtained for purchases
  • Maintain correct and up to date supplier information on the MRP system

You should have

  • Purchasing, inventory and distribution management skills
  • Previous experience from the manufacturing industry
  • Knowledge of metal fabrications & machining would be preferred
  • Strong logistics background, with both internal resources and using 3rd party suppliers
  • Negotiation skills and ability communicate at all levels
  • Knowledge of import and export regulations and documentation

Magpie People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Magpie People is a Recruitment Consultancy with over a decade of experience of delivering recruitment solutions to the Engineering, Manufacturing and Technical industries

To apply for this job email your details to magpiepeople18@n1plcpnl0112.prod.ams1.secureserver.net