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Purchasing & Production Manager

Reference: GFP - 789
Salary: 30000-35000 (GBP) / Per Annum
Job Location: Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Job Type:
Posted: Thursday, 19th October 2023

Purchasing & Production Planner

Client overview:

The Employment Group are proud to announce that we are actively working in partnership with Pearmine to assist with their recruitment drive for their Brackley branch.

Pearmine Health are a manufacturer of wet wipes and hygiene products for retail & professional markets in the UK and Europe. They manufacture and provide effective infection prevention and personal care products on the market.

Job Description:

As a Purchasing & Production Manager, you will be an integral part of the production and logistics operations, ensuring the efficient and safe production and movement of materials and products.

We are seeking an organized and detail-oriented Purchasing and Production Planner to join our clients team based in Brackley. This role is crucial for ensuring efficient planning and execution of our production schedules, as well as managing the purchasing of raw materials and components, all while adhering to ISO quality processes and standards.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Identify, negotiate, and secure contracts with suppliers for raw materials and components.
  • Monitor inventory levels to determine the timing and quantity of orders.
  • Evaluate supplier performance based on quality, cost, and reliability, with a focus on compliance with ISO standards.
  • Work closely with the quality assurance team to ensure all materials meet ISO specifications and other necessary standards.
  • Develop and maintain a production schedule, coordinating closely with production and warehouse teams.
  • Assess resource availability, including manpower and materials, to ensure timely delivery to customers.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align production plans with business objectives.
  • Ensure compliance with industry and ISO regulations, particularly those relevant to medical devices and FDA OTCs
  • Prepare and present reports detailing purchasing and production metrics.
  • Conduct cost analysis, to identify areas for improvement or cost-saving opportunities.
  • Monitor production outcomes against ISO-compliant planned objectives and timelines, implementing corrective actions as needed.

The requirements of this role include:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in purchasing, production planning, or a similar role, preferably in the medical device or wet wipe manufacturing sector.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and project management skills.
  • Proficient understanding of ISO quality processes and standards.
  • Familiarity with ERP systems and proficiency in MS Office.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Shift Times:

07:00 – 15:00

Monday to Friday

Pay Rates:

£30,000 - £35,000 per annum


Brackley, Northamptonshire

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