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Purchasing Executive


Their client is a market leader in the development and supply of advanced industrial weigh labelling equipment into the worlds food processing industries.

They produce weigh price labelling equipment for a wide range of food processing environments; from the red meat sector to poultry, fish, vegetables, dairy, bakeries and ready meals, including many different classifications of world industry from leading industrial corporations to small local retail supply outlets.

They have been at the forefront of weigh price labelling technology for many years. Their products are used by many of the world’s leading global food processing and distribution companies.


Due to exciting growth globally, they are now seeking a Purchasing Executive

to join their team.


The role


Reporting to Procurement & Supplier Manager the Purchasing Executive will be responsible for buying all products and services for the business


Essential Job Responsibilities


The Purchasing Executive performs the major functions listed below.  The position may require additional duties/responsibilities that may not be outlined below, and specific functions are subject to change.


  • Responsible for the purchase of all internal requirements, including stationery, office equipment and raw materials for the production department.
  • Obtains cost saving and maintains cost control.
  • Analyses the requirement of the Company, investigates potential suppliers, assures the goods are delivered on schedule at the negotiated price.
  • Maintains control of orders, shipping notices and accurate retention of records.


About you

Qualifications & Skills Requirements


The following qualifications are the minimum requirements to successfully perform this role.  However, any equivalent combination of experience, education and training, which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities would be acceptable, subject to any legal and/or regulatory requirements.


  • Student membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.
  • Experience of liaising with suppliers and developing supplier relationships.
  • Experience of using Microsoft Dynamics ERP is essential.
  • Valid driving licence and good driving record is required.
  • Experience within a manufacturing organisation.
  • Proven record of being reliable and accountable for all aspects of their job.
  • Proficient level of computer skills including MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate complex technical issues in an easy to understand manner.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, self-directed, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Resourceful, with the ability to work independently.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Decision making, problem resolution and creative thinking skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task activities with shifting priorities.
  • Able to work productively in a pressurised environment.
  • Ethical and trustworthy.
  • To work as part of a team


Company Description


As a Global Organisation with a turnover of £622 million worldwide, and around 3600 employees, they are now moving into a new phase of their growth within the UK.


They have an exciting investment programme to grow, building on the success of their industrial business, they are now moving forward to take their exciting products into the retail, hospitality and logistics sectors and expanding their presence in the UK market.  Their team are based on their site near Cambridge.


They are looking for ambitious people to join them.  If you want to be a key player in their future success and believe you have the drive and skills to join their dynamic team at this exciting time of growth, then get in touch?





Hendronpearce Limited, 24 Northgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 1HY
Company Registered in England No. 08825673