Purchasing Manager / Buyer

VAC REF - 20402

Purchasing Manager / Buyer

  • Aftermarket Car
  • Sheffield


Managing relationships and negotiating deals with suppliers across the globe. Sounds exciting, doesn’t it?

THE JOB: Purchasing Manager / Buyer
: Automotive Components & Parts
THE SALARY PACKAGE: c£40,000 Basic + Bonus + Benefits
THE COMPANY:UK Supplier of Automotive Components


A unique opportunity has arisen to join a major international supplier of automotive parts to the UK automotive aftermarket industry, who are now looking for a talented individual to join a busy team as their new purchasing manager.


As a purchasing manager, you will be an integral part of the business, leading the team across a wide range of responsibilities, all with the aim of ensuring that stock levels are maintained and cost is minimised. Being challenged daily your will role will include:

* Supplier Negotiation
* Range Analysis/Pricing
* Cross Referencing/Cataloguing
* Sourcing New Suppliers both UK and Abroad.
* Support the management of key supplier relationships

Through the implementation of the above tools, you will aim to help build the product portfolio to ensure that the business is operating as well and efficiently as possible.

One key area that you will be actively involved in is the negotiation and purchasing from suppliers around the world. By investigating and speaking to both new and existing suppliers, you will aim to keep the stock profile as close to 100% availability as possible, while at the same time reviewing quality and specific products to ensure that the principles the company is built on, stay as strong as ever.


You will of course come from a purchasing / buyer background and while automotive industry knowledge is advantageous, it is not essential and anyone with the passion to succeed is encouraged to apply.

This role suits an ambitious and intelligent individual who is looking for a long-term career opportunity. The environment is friendly and welcoming and you will become an important part of the team with genuine opportunities to develop both personally and professionally.

HOW TO APPLY:In the first instance please forward your CV to David Jobin and if you are able, register on the PG Automotive website. All successful candidates will be contacted within 14 days of us receiving your CV.

We regret to advise that PG Automotive is unable to offer individual feedback to candidates who have not been selected for interview. This is due to the high volume of applications we receive per vacancy. Thank you for your understanding and we will still consider for all suitable vacancies in the future.

REFER A COLLEAGUE AND EARN VOUCHERS – If you feel that this vacancy is not suitable for you or that you are happy with your current position, we would like to offer you the opportunity to recommend someone to us and earn in gift vouchers of your choice. If you have recommended that your friend or colleague telephones our offices, please advise them to state your name so that we can log your recommendation. Please note: we can only offer referral fees on candidates that are successfully placed in a new position by PG Automotive. You will be posted your vouchers by first class recorded delivery the day that your recommended candidate starts their new position.

To apply for this job email your details to cv@pgautomotive.com