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Purchasing Manager

Norton Motorcycles, one of the worlds most iconic Motorcycle brands is expanding its production capabilities, at its Manufacturing Facility in Castle Donington. Our Business is expected to grow significantly over the next 10 years as demand for our existing quality Motorcycle range increases and our new V4 Superbike is introduced into the market.

We are looking for an experienced Purchasing Manager with a track record of delivery within manufacturing/engineering / automotive industries. You will be an enthusiastic and capable individual whose internal relationships will be as important as those with your suppliers.

The Business is currently experiencing significant growth due to the increase in demand for our new and existing range of bikes.

 

Skills Required:

  • Understanding the process of buying raw material and components, through in-house manufacture, assembly and point of sale through a global dealer network. All controlled under one roof.
  • Understanding of a complex product range with multiple manufacturing techniques and a global supply chain.
  • A proficient negotiator with proven abilities in influencing people at all levels within the organisation.
  • Experience in product costing and/or cost bill of materials and identification of product cost drivers.
  • Good understanding of legal regulations and contract setting.
  • Experienced in managing a team.

 

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Have an understanding of technical engineering, along with a strong manufacturing and quality knowledge.
  • Strong commercial background within a high-tech manufacturing and/or engineering industry.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in order to build productive working relationships with both staff and Directors.
  • Integrity and confident when working under pressure.
  • Ability to remain proactive at all times.

 

Job Type: Full-time

 

Salary package is dependent upon previous experience.

 

Please forward your CV and a covering letter in the first instance to hrmanager@nortonmotorcycles.com

 

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to each applicant individually. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days, unfortunately on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

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