Are you looking to forge a career in Purchasing/Inventory Control?
Our client is an employer of choice who are actively recruiting an additional member of staff in their supply chain team. This is an office based role where you will be responsible for the following:
Planning and supply of our clients products to Trade, Retail & Projects, ensuring that Customer Service levels and inventory targets are achieved in line with business objectives.
The duties for this role includes:
Manage the Planning function to provide a procurement schedule to suppliers which achieves company objectives with respect to Inventory Turns, Customer Service and Cost
Support Customer Services team in their day-to-day activities; including taking calls, answering emails and other office functions
Propose improvements to Planning Policies, Procedures and Metrics.
Work with the Operations Manager to define the strategy, policies and procedures to optimise inventory to achieve financial objectives (cash / working capital) and customer service objectives (OTIF)
Provide regular and effective supplier performance reviews and notifications
Contribute ideas and suggestions to develop and improve the "Customer Offer" to meet business objectives of each Channel.
Create, update and publish metrics to demonstrate Supply Chain performance, these should include but are not limited to;
Manage the supply of bespoke items for the Projects market
Provide support of New Product Introductions and Deletions
Assist with the management of the stock take process
Work in conjunction with the planning department where appropriate.
Key attributes required:
Previous experience of working within a Purchasing environment preferred
Advanced MS Excel skills
Ability to work as part of a team and use own initiative
Analysis of data
If you have just started your career in purchasing and are now looking to expand your knowledge further then this could be the role for you - please apply on line today