|Job Ref:||204712179||Employer:||cv-library.co.uk||Industry:||Civil and Structural||Job Type:||Permanent||Country:||United Kingdom||County/State:||East Sussex||City:||Hastings||Address:||Post Code:||TN34||Salary:||£20000 - £26000/annum||Post Date:||22/10/2016 02:12|
We are recruiting for a Purchasing Specialist for a client in Hastings. You will have good experience of working in a purchasing environment and from within a engineering or similar environment to be considered for this role. |
The primary responsibility is to procure materials, products and services from qualified vendors and to monitor associated costs, quality and delivery as defined by our business model / requirements.
Key Job Elements
Create and issue purchase orders to satisfy sales, production and inventory requirements.
Respond to price and delivery requests from the sales and production departments.
Within Dynamics AX perform maintenance on the item master and purchase order delivery date fields.
Constantly strive to improve vendor performance on price, lead-time and associated costs.
Analyse inventory levels of tiered products with a view to reducing overall stock holding without compromising customer expectations.
Utilise inventory management and purchasing strategies (JIT, min/max) in conjunction with Dynamics AX to improve efficiency.
Coordinate with Product Management / Material Control to develop a structured purchasing plan for products and services.
Ensure vendor delivery information is confirmed and maintained within Dynamics AX. Relay any significant changes to Business Intelligence Coordinator.
Establish regular communication with vendors and develop a network of contacts thus ensuring an efficient working relationship.
To be fully conversant with assigned product groups and services and keep up to date with new technology and developments within the industry. Full training will be provided on an ongoing basis.
Present, when required, statistical data by utilising Dynamics AX and Saturn reporting software.
In conjunction with Quality and Product Management assist in vendor qualification audits, inspections and negotiations, this may involve travel to meet with vendors at their facilities.
Good communication skills
Positive mental attitude
Minimum 5 GCSE's or equivalent
Job related qualification and/or experience
Supply chain experience
Computer literacy (Excel, Word, Outlook. Power Point)