Purchasing Manager (Capex/MRO)

In Temporary by WP Recruitment & HR Ltd

Industry: Manufacturing

Location: Isle of Wight

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Days: Monday - Friday

Duration: December 2020 for approx. 3 months


Manage the relevant group wide CAPEX initiatives, main group wide MRO contracts and production consumables spend to meet functional targets in the short and long terms.


Contract and manage third party spend and achieve annual, pre-agreed targets.

Effectively manage procurement by personally managing and supporting major spend and delegating small CAPEX to trusted and enabled business partners.

Be an effective partner to the entire organisation, so that total spend in Fixed Assets Investments is positively influenced by optimal design and maintenance for the best value

Protect assets by ensuring that CAPEX purchases are covered by robust contracts, technical reviews and sustainable operations (spare parts).

Manage the supply base and develop new and existing suppliers in line with group purchasing policy as to optimise value to the business


Develop the category strategy to meet needs and drive change within the group and our suppliers to execute the strategy effectively.

Production of relevant reports for both categories



Must have a minimum of 5 years within a senior Purchasing role, within an engineering ( or similar) sector including international experience and contractor negotiation.

MCIPS qualifications are an advantage.

Must have a good level of computer literacy including MRP systems, preferably SAP.

Must have a high level of communication and influencing skills.


Salary: £20.51 per hour worked

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