Purchasing Manager

  • Birmingham, UK
  • Limerick, Ireland
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Espoo, Finland
  • Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Peterborough, UK
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EcoOnline is one of the fastest growing software companies in Europe. We develop SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions for all types of businesses with the goal of preventing human and environmental damage in health, safety, environment and quality (HSEQ). This way, we help save lives and take care of the environment.

In addition, we offer software solutions that help our customers create safe, sustainable, efficient and attractive jobs. More than 7,000 companies and 80 industries based in Northern Europe have chosen EcoOnline, as a supplier of user-friendly SaaS tools within HSEQ. We have a rapid growth and today we are more than 400 talented colleagues in our offices in Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Dublin Ireland, United Kingdom and US. Our vision is to be the preferred provider of HSEQ tools & services and deliver sustainable results for our customers around the globe.

To continue to grow, we are now looking for a new colleague. As a Purchasing Manager at EcoOnline, you will be an important part of the company's further growth, and you will gain valuable experience and a professional network.

The Role:

We are seeking an experienced Purchasing Manager to structure and head the group purchasing activities. The Purchasing Manager's responsibilities include developing purchasing strategies, maintaining positive relationships with suppliers, coordinating with internal teams regarding their supply needs.

To be successful as a Purchasing Manager you should be able to manage and optimize purchasing activities and processes. An outstanding Purchasing Manager should have excellent leadership abilities and be able to negotiate the best possible deals with suppliers and cooperate internally with line managers.

Responsibilities:

· Developing and implementing purchasing strategies.

· Managing daily purchasing activities, supervising staff, and allocating tasks.

· Managing supplier relations and negotiating contracts, prices, timelines, etc.

· Maintaining the supplier database, purchase records, and related documentation.

· Develop purchase processes and ensure that all suppliers are aligned with the internal compliance procedure.

· Coordinating with inventory control to determine and manage inventory needs.

· Managing the maintenance of office/manufacturing equipment and machinery.

· Ensuring that all procured items meet the required quality standards and specifications.

· Preparing cost estimates and managing budgets.

· Working to improve purchasing systems and processes.

· Training new employees in the purchasing process and how to use the purchasing system.

 

Purchasing Manager Requirements:

· Degree in business administration or a related field.

· Experience as a Purchasing Manager or in a similar position.

· Deep knowledge of inventory and supply chain management.

· Supervisory and management experience.

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.

· Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

· Strong critical thinking and negotiation skills.

· Strong planning and organizational skills.

· Ability to work independently.

 

Locations

Oslo, Norway, Tønsberg, Norway , Aarhus, Denmark, Birmingham, UK, Limerick, Ireland, Dublin, Ireland, Espoo, Finland, Gothenburg, Sweden and Peterborough, UK

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Department

Pilestredet 33
0166 Oslo Directions info@ecoonline.com 33016800 View page

Tønsberg, Norway

Grev Wedels gate 1
3111 Tønsberg Directions info@ecoonline.com 33016800 View page

Aarhus, Denmark

Olof Palmes Allé 44
8200 Aarhus Directions info@ecoonline.dk +45 89 87 35 70 View page

Birmingham, UK

156 Great Charles Street Queensway
B3 3HN Birmingham Directions sales.en@ecoonline.com +44 20 8133 4551 View page

Limerick, Ireland

V94 PT04
V94 PT04 Co. Limerick Directions sales.en@ecoonline.com View page

Dublin, Ireland

The Moorings
Dublin 8 Directions View page

Espoo, Finland

Tekniikantie 14
02150 Espoo Directions asiakaspalvelu@ecoonline.com 046 7121133 View page

Gothenburg, Sweden

Drakegatan 7A
412 50 Göteborg Directions info.se@ecoonline.com (+46) 31 757 81 50 View page

Peterborough, UK

PE3 6RU
PE3 6RU Peterborough Directions

Why EcoOnline?

At EcoOnline we use innovative technology to help our clients build a deeper understanding of their operational and EHS risks. We take the safety perspective into the next level, disrupting the way we face the challenges, but also the opportunities to the protection of our health and wellbeing.

We believe that by connecting innovation with best practice, our solutions can build a deeper understanding of companies operational and EHS risks.

Through knowledge and innovative technology, we are enabling companies to create healthier and safer working environments.

By designing EHS software with ease of use at its core, we lower the barrier so that anyone can report incidents, near misses or other important events – wherever they are.

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