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    Purchasing Manager

    United Kingdom | £40,000.00 – £70,000.00

    Job: Purchasing Manager


    Posted: Nov 17, 2023


    Job Title: Purchasing Manager

    Location: Inverness, Scotland

    Employment Type: Full-time, Onsite

    Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week

    Are you an experienced and highly motivated Purchasing Manager looking for a challenging opportunity in the heart of Inverness? Our client is a leading industrial supplier seeking a dynamic professional to join their team and lead their purchasing operations. If you are an effective communicator with a deep understanding of economic order quantity ordering and possess a desire to drive our company's success, we want to hear from you.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Purchasing Strategy: Develop and implement a comprehensive purchasing strategy that aligns with the company's goals and objectives.
    • Supplier Management: Manage relationships with suppliers, negotiate terms, and ensure timely and cost-effective procurement of goods and services.
    • Economic Order Quantity: Utilize your detailed knowledge of economic order quantity (EOQ) principles to optimize our ordering process, minimize costs, and reduce excess inventory.
    • Team Leadership: Lead, mentor, and motivate the purchasing team, fostering a collaborative and high-performance work environment.
    • Budget Management: Ensure purchasing activities are conducted within budget, controlling costs and identifying opportunities for cost savings.
    • Quality Control: Collaborate with other departments to maintain high-quality standards in procurement, ensuring product quality and consistency.
    • Compliance: Stay up-to-date with regulations and industry standards, ensuring the company's adherence to all relevant purchasing and procurement laws.
    • Reporting: Generate reports on purchasing activities, cost analysis, and supplier performance, presenting them to senior management.


    • A recognized purchasing qualification is a strong plus.
    • Proven experience in a purchasing management role, with a successful track record of strategic procurement and supplier management.
    • Excellent knowledge of economic order quantity (EOQ) principles and the ability to apply them effectively.
    • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to communicate and build relationships with suppliers and stakeholders at all levels.
    • Commercial background and a strategic mindset to drive cost savings and efficiency.
    • Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and mentor a diverse team.
    • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities.
    • Proficiency in MS Office and purchasing software.

    Why Work With Us:

    • Competitive salary and benefits package.
    • Join a reputable and growing supplier company at the forefront of its industry.
    • Collaborative and innovative work environment.
    • Make a meaningful impact on the company's success.

    If you are a Purchasing Manager with a passion for optimizing procurement processes, we encourage you to apply. Join us in Inverness and be part of our client's team dedicated to excellence in purchasing and supply chain management.

    To apply, please send your cv and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and relevant experience to lyndsey.wilkinson@globalhighland.com. We look forward to considering your application.

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    £40,000.00 – £70,000.00 (per Annum)
    permanent - Full Time
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