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Purchasing Lead

Job Description

Purchasing Lead

£35,000 - £38,000

Central Belfast

VANRATH are delighted to be representing an expanding wholesaler and distributor, who now has an opening for a Purchasing Lead to oversee the purchasing function as the company continues to excel.

The ideal person

  • 2-3 year's in a senior buying position
  • Experience within an Engineering setting
  • Ability to effectively manage supplier relations and performance
  • Analytically minded to identify trends and make improvements
  • Confidence in bringing forward new ideas, challenging existing practice.

As a Purchasing Lead, you will:

  • Have responsibility for supplier performance and delivery
  • Source goods and materials from a global supplier base
  • Liaise heavily with internal departments such as Sales
  • Identify/source new suppliers when necessary
  • Analyse sales and customer trends to ensure stock efficiency
  • Manage shipments and other logistical duties i.e., shipping, customs paperwork and carriers.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Supply Chain/Logistics jobs in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Michael Irwin in the strictest confidence.