Purchasing Manager - Structural Steel & Metal Fabrications

Job Sector:
Contractors, Housebuilders, Distribution
Main Contractors, M&E Contractors, Sub Contractors, Merchants, Distributors
West Midlands
West Midlands head office
Salary Description:
£40,000-£45,000 Neg. basic salary & full benefits
Start Date:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Job Ref:

Purchasing Manager - Structural Steel & Metal Fabrications

Job Title: Purchasing Manager - Structural Steel & Metal Fabrications

Job reference Number: 723103-1481-2183

Industry Sector: Purchasing/ Buying, Structural Metal, Mezzanine Floors, Retail Fit Out, Metal Fabrication and Steelwork

Based: West Midlands head office

Remuneration: £40,000-£45,000 Neg. basic salary & full benefits

The role of the Purchasing Manager - Structural Steel & Metal Fabrications will involve:
• Responsibility for developing, executing and leading purchasing strategies across all group companies
• Overseeing all existing supplier/ partner relationships and developing new relationships
• Sourcing the best quality materials at the most competitive rates
• Managing minimal stock, as our client orders on a contract by contract basis (JIT – “just in time” stock management)
• Negotiating framework agreements with key suppliers (quarterly visits to top 8-10 suppliers)
• Build and maintain good relationships with new and existing customers
• Liaise between suppliers and internal teams such as manufacturing and project delivery
• Ensuring the security and sustainability of sources of essential materials
• Supervise purchasing administrator
• Monitor quality and delivery performance of suppliers
• Responding to pricing enquiries from other departments

The ideal applicant will be a Purchasing Manager - Structural Steel & Metal Fabrications with:

• Purchasing Manager or Buyer with demonstrable experience of leading a purchasing function
• Structural steel and/ or metal fabrication industry background
• Broad understanding of current manufacturing methods
• Business acumen
• Forensic attention to detail and recognition of trends and variances
• Self driven with positive outlook
• Focus on high quality system delivery and business profit
• Team player who is self-aware
• Mental agility, drive & enthusiasm, articulate
• Ideally degree or HNC in relevant commercial or engineering discipline (purchasing qualification would be advantageous)

The Company:

• Est. 40 years+
• 80+ employees
• Approx £20m Group turnover
• Fantastic engineering and manufacturing reputation

Contact Details:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Tel: 01625 527 207
Contact: Paul Nicholas

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