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A484 - Purchasing and Buying Manager - West Midlands

De Lacy Executive seeks a Purchasing and Buying Manager for an established, International client that has an innovative approach to horticultural techniques.

De Lacy Executive seeks a Purchasing and Buying Manager for an established, International client that has an innovative approach to horticultural techniques.

Our client uses the latest technologies to offer a wide selection of horticultural apparatus alongside pioneering machinery. An exciting opportunity to be part of an ever expanding business that strives to improve efficiency within the high performance horticulture industry.


A competent buyer with excellent negotiation skills who can focus on costs savings. This role requires a person with strong communication skills, both internally and externally, who has excellent leadership skills and the ability to influence their peers and managers. This role requires a manager who can build and maintain professional relationships whilst prioritising and completing a complex task list.


Working with all suppliers, developing relationships, managing strategic supply and contract new and existing manufacturers.

Manage, coach and motivate purchasing administrator. To align people objectives and delegate effectively.

To assist in aspects of stock control, warehousing and regional sales forecasting within the company.

Negotiating terms, assist in drawing up commercial contracts, reviewing performance and managing supplier relationships.

Research and source new product and raw materials whilst identifying new suppliers and negotiating terms.

Management of the company Quote Templates, costing analysis, direct cost absorption and a working knowledge of marginal costing.

Candidate requirements:

An energetic, intelligent personality that has a positive outlook and superb people skills.

Proven record of both business development and leadership.

Recognised buying negotiation experience, ideally in Horticulture/Agricultural/Steel or Polythene related industry.

A self-starting individual that has the ability to work on his or her own, generate initiatives, plan well and follow through.

Degree or purchasing qualification favourable.


A competitive salary dependant on experience.

To apply for this new career opportunity:

Please e-mail your CV and covering letter (in Word or RTF format please, not PDF) to

For more information please call: Amanda Latham on Office: 01885 483440, DDI: 01885 485524, Mobile: 07730 218934

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence. None of your details will be passed to a third party without your prior permission.

This is not a job description. Please ensure you obtain full information about the job from De Lacy Executive and at interview with the employer.

De Lacy Executive is an approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which promotes high standards in recruitment practice. Registered with the Information Commissioners Office the company complies with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

This job has now been closed.


  • Added: 2nd March 2016
  • Ref: A484
  • Type: Buyer
  • Salary: Competitive salary dependant on experience.
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, WEST MIDLANDS, MIDLANDS,