Supply Chain & Purchasing Manager

£40000 - £45000 per annum
12 Jul 2019
09 Aug 2019
Sam Gregory
Supply Chain
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type

I am recruiting a Supply Chain and Purchasing Manager to join a leading consumer brand based in Sutton. This role will manage supply chain planning and lead negotiations for materials sourced from Europe and the Far East.

Client Details

The client are a much loved consumer brand who have been around for many years supplying into our catering and hospitality spaces. Based in Sutton, there is an opportunity here to develop your skills set within Supply Chain and Purchasing.


The Supply Chain and Purchasing Manager will be responsible for the following:

Direct buying responsibility in a number of categories

Tendering and spend analysis

Contract/supplier negotiation and management

Supporting quarterly review & maintenance of Inventory investment plan

Providing all suppliers 6 month forecasts, on a bi-monthly basis for requirements, gathering and updating capacity chart information by supplier

Scheduling and raising import orders

Contributing to the delivery and effective use of the system within Operations

Supply Chain best practise and continuous improvement


The Supply Chain and Purchasing Manager must demonstrate excellent negotiation skills and ability to deliver accurate forecasts.

Communication is key given this role will liaise with stakeholders and suppliers at all levels of the business.

Must be keen to quickly further develop their career within a small/medium sized family owned company, and be able to turn their hand to anything.

This is a pivotal role for the business therefore you must have the ability to work to tight deadlines and have great attention to detail.

Job Offer

£40,000 - £45,000 plus package

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