Purchasing & Materials Manager in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire

Applying for the Purchasing & Materials Manager role

Analox is a global supplier of innovative life support products and services in atmosphere monitoring. Over 60% of our products are exported into a number of niche markets worldwide including military, commercial diving, sport diving hospitality and safety.
Job Title: Purchasing & Materials Manager
Location: North Yorkshire / Middlesbrough
Salary: £25,000 - £26,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Purchasing
Sub Sector: Purchasing Manager
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Job Description

Responsible for the management of all functions involved with purchasing and materials. The successful applicant will be the Company’s expert in all purchasing and stock control matters. Duties and responsibilities:-

Purchasing: Manage the entire supply chain focus on achieving on time deliveries from suppliers and reducing lead times. In particular improve on time in full delivery of kits to manufacturing reducing/eliminating parts shortages.
Source select and evaluate approved suppliers in line with ISO 9001:2000.
Negotiate with suppliers the most competitive prices and best delivery terms possible. Arrange and negotiate buffer stock and annual contracts where applicable. The post holder will be expected to analyse problems of supply and formulate alternative supply strategies where necessary.

Stock Control: Responsibility, control and replenishment of all stock, at all stages throughout Analox and whilst at sub-contractors. This includes constant replenishment of sub assemblies and finished goods inventory. Control of perpetual inventory and put in place a system to improve inventory accuracy. Managing stock down to its optimum level for current manufacturing demands. Involvement in control of obsolescence, provision of reports including management reports, ensure stock figures are accurately maintained including all traceability documentation is available for both financial and product audits.

The Purchasing & Materials Manager will ensure current buying prices are competitive and supplier delivery times are adhered to. Ensuring all information on stock, suppliers, pricing and delivery schedules is reflected accurately on the computer system.

Supervision and development of staff, currently two – Stock Coordinator, and Purchasing & Goods Inwards Co-ordinator.

Use of Sage 1000 (central computer system) running MRP, Purchase Order Processing, Stock Management, Perpetual Inventory, striving for inventory accuracy

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