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Purchasing Supply Manager

  • £45000 per annum
  • Leicestershire
  • Posted: 04/06/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 479100317

Job Details

The BJD Group is recruiting a Supply Chain Manager for a global design and manufacturing company based in the Leicestershire area.

The Role:

As the Supply Chain Manager, you will be responsible for the UK purchasing team and purchasing operation. A skilled negotiator, your tasks will include sourcing, tender instigation and issue resolution. Through collaboration with the warehouse organisation, you will ensure customer satisfaction, guaranteeing a quick response to customer requests and control stock availability.


• Centralised procurement

• Purchasing team line management

• Demand forecasting and stock control to maximise business efficiency

• Managing business integration for the supply network and local warehousing operations

• Identifying the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality

• Liaison between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers

• Managing supplier relationships

• Contract negotiation

• Processing purchases, payments and invoices

• Develop the purchasing strategy through collaboration with the global procurement team

• Evaluating bids and making recommendations based on commercial and technical factors

Ideal candidate:


• Supply chain qualification or related Professional Body Qualification. (CIPS preferred)

• Project Management


• Contract negotiation

• Developing and managing strategic relationships

• SAP system

• MS Word, Excel, Outlook (advanced user)


• Excellent planning and organisational skills

• A very high attention to detail

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Effective communicator

• Negotiation skills

• Excellent customer service skills

• Enthusiastic and driven to achieve targets

• Analytical and problem solving skills

• Able to work under pressure

• Ability to effectively lead and manage change

• Possess good team spirit


• Competitive salary: £45,000 per annum

Based in Leicestershire, the role is commutable from:

Measham, Hinkley, Loughborough, Leicester, Derby

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