£45k-£55k (dep on exp) + excellent benefits package
We are seeking a Purchasing Manager for a Cambridge based world leading manufacturer of complex low volume bespoke special purpose scientific equipment. You will play a pivotal role within a multi-disciplined team within the product delivery team. The Purchasing Manager will be responsible for the complete control and management of the purchasing function for the business, including processes and resource.
The Purchasing Manager is the link between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and internal customers. This will be an all encompassing role, taking responsbility of the day-to-day management of the purchasing activities, ensuring the team are meeting their personal performance objectives too – thus a technically hands-on people manager would be ideal!
Ideally, the Purchasing Manager will have the following skills and experience:
Required first degree or higher qualification ideally in a technical discipline
4+ years proven purchasing management experience required
Manufacturing background required
SAP purchasing knowledge preferred
Strong knowledge of supply chain management required
Microsoft office capable (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Experience in vacuum systems, pneumatics, gas systems, automation an advantage.
Interested or know someone who might be?
If so, get in contact with Darren Holmes @ Vector Recruitment on 01234 815474 or Darren@vrl.co.uk