JOB TITLE: Materials Manager; Purchasing Manager


Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Manchester
Job Reference : 7344SR Job Category : Purchasing and Procurement
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 06/05/2011
 
Salary & Benefits : £30000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Bluefire Consulting are recruiting for an experienced Material Manager/Purchasing Manager/Inventory Manager to take responsibility for all purchasing and inventory control for our Manchester based client.


Job Description

Bluefire Consulting are recruiting for an experienced Material Manager/Purchasing Manager/Inventory Manager to take responsibility for all purchasing and inventory control for our Manchester based client. This role will be reporting directly to the Managing Director and main duties will involve:
* Plan and coordinate all materials requirements to meet business needs
* Optimisation of inventory levels
* Management of all aspects of incoming raw materials/components for production
* Maintenance of Inventory Accuracy and reduce supplier pricing
* Improvement of all materials planning systems and develop effective systems
* Identification and qualification of new suppliers
* Development of effective departmental KPI's
* Ensure full stock accuracy and stock levels are maintained
* Communicate effectively between other internal managers to ensure flow of information is maintained between sales and production

Proven experience within a Materials Planning, Purchasing and Stock Inventory role is essential. The successful Materials Manager must be able to demonstrate the ability to take personal accountability for tasks, excellent prioritisation skills and strong communication skills. Experience of MRP based planning systems is necessary for this role. CIPS qualification, or equivalent, is preferred. A background within a Just In Time (JIT) environment is required.


Job Keywords

Materials Manager; Inventory; Procurement; Purchasing; MRP; JIT; Manchester



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Purchasing and Procurement recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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