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My client is looking for an experienced Purchasing Manager to join the team at their site in Sheffield. Reporting to the Finance Director, you will be responsible for performing all of the company’s purchasing activity. Such activity shall always be set around delivering the business’s aspiration to develop the best people in a safety first, stable working environment, upholding the key principles of innovation, supreme quality and exceptional customer service.

THE ROLE: * Collation of all raw material prices to the required specifications  * Use of the company’s norms to establish accurate equipment manufacturing times. * Timely presentation of a consistent and detailed cost estimate for approval to use in

   the bidding process. * Planning for the timely arrival/execution of all of the company’s materials and sub

   contract activities. This will involve preparation/execution of requisitions (where not

   generated elsewhere) and purchase orders as required. * Expediting purchase orders and RFQs. * Selecting and developing new and existing suppliers.  * Ownership of & compliance with existing, purchasing based procedures

   as laid down by the business’s HSE&Q Management Systems. This, amongst other

   activities, will involve maintaining and developing the company’s existing approved

   vendors list. * Coordination of a pre bid cross-functional peer group to inform make or buy decisions

   & ensure compliant bids

* Participation in associated meetings and provision of relevant management reports as


EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS: * The right candidate will be flexible, dynamic, results driven. * Have a proven track record in the development of accurate and detailed costings in a   

   manufacturing environment. * Experience in an engineering / manufacturing environment, ideally with a

   background in oil and gas, power generation or petrochemical industries * Demonstrable experience and knowledge of the particular material requirements in  

   international codes, standards and practices such as ASME, ASTM, EN13445,

   NORSOK, PD5500 will be a significant benefit.

* A basic certificate from any of the following ASPE, AACE or the ICEAA is preferred

* Computer literate.

Salary: £25,000 - £35,000
Ref: JB-PE
Skill Sets: Buyers / Purchasing, Estimators
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Purchasing
Location: South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire
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