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PURCHASING MANAGER

Location Ballymena, County Antrim
Sector
Job Type Contract
Salary £20000 - £22000 per annum
Published 3 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Louise McCollum
Job Ref BM79613LMC_1553246928

Job Description

Stock Control:

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.

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