Purchasing and Inventory Manager

Posted by Michael Page 04/02/2021

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£45,000 - £50,000/annum
Michael Page

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Purchasing and Inventory Manager to join a global business in South Sheffield.

Client Details

Our client, based in South Sheffield, are a global leader in their field. Following a global restructure they now look to recruit a competent Purchasing and Inventory Manager to manage a team across two locations.

Progression is on offer for the successful individual at national and international levels.


The responsibilities of this position of Purchasing and Inventory Manager will be to:

  • Lead, mentor and develop a team across two locations.
  • Optimise the cost of material supply whilst establishing the most robust supply chain for line level SKU purchase
  • Work to improve communication of demand forecasts and customer requirements towards supply.
  • Assess efficiency's within supplier rationalisation, P.O. consolidation and cost reductions
  • Proactively assessing the demand and supply plan which may result in overstocks/stock outs and suggest suitable alternatives.
  • Manage daily and weekly supply and availability processes
  • Interface with Purchasing and Procurement across other areas of the business.


Ideally the successful candidate for this position of Purchasing and Inventory Manager will have:

  • A background in Purchasing and Procurement
  • Strong inventory management experience
  • Demonstrable experience of managing a team
  • Worked in a high volume, complex environment
  • The ability to travel.

Job Offer

£45,000 - £50,000

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