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Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager

Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager
£35,000 - £40,000 DOE
Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm

The Candidate

Your skills, experience and attributes will include...

  • Experience working within Purchasing / Demand Planning / Forecasting / Supply Chain is crucial for this position.
  • Experience working in an SME would be ideal.
  • Knowledge of purchasing and supply chain systems, LEAN principles of planning and MRP / ERP systems, ideally Navision / Dynamics NAV.
  • High competency level in Microsoft Excel.
  • Adaptable and flexible attitude towards work.
  • Professional, with a level-headed approach to work.
  • Able to prioritise workload and work in a JIT environment.
  • Experience in purchasing and procurement, including working knowledge of laws and regulations relating to procurement and contracts
  • Good knowledge of warehousing, stores, goods in and goods out.

The Role

Your duties will include...

  • Manage and be accountable for Vendors, including negotiating, controlling costs and managing delivery performance.
  • Demand planning to create reliable forecasts, both short and long term
  • Managing and developing 2 members of staff within the Supply Chain team.
  • Ensure accurate forecasting within a JIT distribution environment.
  • Manage availability within the given guidelines.
  • Deliver and beat budgetary targets
  • Maintain and develop stock reporting
  • Deliver daily / weekly KPI’s and scorecard
  • Report and action weekly / monthly de-listed stock, as well as slow moving and dead stock lines.
  • Manage and improve internal and external relationships, including within the Warehouse, Account Managers and Vendors.
  • Deliver and set time constrains within the department.
  • Check daily purchase orders to eliminate over stocks and over spend
  • Reduce and remove the need for 3rd party storage.

The Client

My client is a leading distributor within their field.  Operating in a very profitable market they are looking to double the turnover of the company within the next two years.

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  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £35k - 40k per year
  • Location: Speke, Merseyside, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Purchasing
  • Recruiter: Heads Recruitment Ltd
  • Contact: Steven Jakara
  • Tel: 0161 746 3311
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 0000460951
  • Posted: 2018-09-14 13:53:47 -

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