Participate in financial stock takes
Co-ordinate & participate in stock counting plans, daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly.
Ensure computerised & physical stock quantities are reconciled & discrepancies investigated.
Maintain an accurate Bill of Materials system.
Set up line side stock levels including kitting & replenishment cycles
Order adequate stock to satisfy customer requirements.
Use MRP for stock ordering & review daily with Sales, Production & Senior Management.
Vendor / Supplier Management
Pro-actively manage & analyse supplier pricing.
Source new and alternative products to comply with operational requirements.
Monitor supplier performance & take the appropriate corrective actions.
Managing delivery timescales.
The successful candidate will report to the Operations Director & ideally will process:
Recent relevant experience in a demanding Purchasing Role.
Strong organisation, communication & negotiation skills.
Excellent IT skills including MS Excel & preferable Microsoft Navision
Ability to set deadlines & hold suppliers and internal departments to these deadlines.
A results driven attitude with the ability to re-prioritise and word under pressure.
Ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team.