Purchasing Manager

Watford, Northampton
£24,000 - £30,000
09 May 2019
09 Jun 2019
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Main Objectives:

  • Knowledge of SAGE preferable, but not necessary.
  • Create SOs and make relevant copies.
  • Create and check POs against quotations and email them to suppliers.
  • Liaise with clients regarding orders and lead times.
  • Build relationships with suppliers and clients.
  • Request payment according companies T&Cs.
  • Create PO matrix.
  • Update SOs and POs regularly.
  • Negotiate best prices with suppliers.
  • Organise shipping from abroad to FF and consolidate deliveries.
  • Organise delivery to the client.
  • Manage all collections and deliveries into the warehouse.


  • Purchase goods and consolidate orders to help manage delivery costs.
  • Chase suppliers for written confirmation on orders.

Key Skills/Experience Required:

  • Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Analytical, numerically astute, with strong problem solving abilities.
  • Able to work well under pressure.
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Confident in building relationships with suppliers and clients.

Experience Levels:

  • Previous experience of working in the furniture industry is preferable.


Dan Wells

Job Reference:


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