Purchasing Manager – Theo James Recruitment

Purchasing Manager

Job Title: Purchasing Manager




The Company: 

Alexander Battery Technologies is a provider of state-of-the-art design and assembly concepts for custom battery packs and chargers.


The James Recruitment work exclusively with Alexander Technologies on all permanent positions, who are manufacturing a product that is helping to fight the COVID-19 virus.


Salary of a Purchasing Manager

This will be competitive depending on experience along with a list of additional benefits


Job Description of a Purchasing Manager

The post holder will oversea and lead all purchasing activities managing a small team made up of Senior Buyer and Expeditor.

Reporting directly to the Operations Director the Purchasing Manager will control £25million spend, develop key supplier strategies and relationships, working to tight deadlines and drive improvements and support new initiatives.

Be involved with managing ERP system ensuring that it is utitilised effectively across the business.  In the future a new system may be introduced so any experience of this must be highlighted at application stages. 

The successful candidate will drive low cost sourcing, carry out supplier bench marking activities across key commodities and identify new suppliers.


Skills & experience of a Purchasing Manager

It is ESSENTIAL for the successful candidate to have relevant suitable experience within a high volume manufacturer and be successful in leading and motivating a team.

Be able to manage a large workload, be an effective communicator, well organised, negotiate successfully and effective relationships.


Why Should You Apply?

  • On the back of £4 million investment,  you will work in a brand new facility with new equipment!
  • Working for a successful and growing business
  • Be instrumental in driving processes and developing a great team


Theo James Recruitment specialise in Manufacturing & Engineering recruitment across the following disciplines. 

  • Supply Chain/Logistics, Management
  • Quality – Engineering, Management
  • Design – Engineer, Management
  • Maintenance – Technician, Engineer, Management
  • Production / Process Engineering
  • Health, Safety & Environmental
  • Project Engineering, Management
  • Leadership and Management




Job Information

Job Reference: 38132
Salary From: £40000
Salary To: £45000
Job Industries: Leadership and Snr Appoint
Job Locations: North East
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Supply Chain Manager

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