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Purchasing Analyst

Posted 25 January by Ideal Personnel and Recruitment Solutions Easy Apply Ended

Our client has a vacancy for a Purchasing Analyst to ensure that they provide the highest possible standard of service thereby contributing to company sales and profits. Your goal will be to help the business procure at right price, quantity, time, place & quality to maximise the offering to the market. Achieving this with a flexible, proactive approach to your work and a high level of accuracy and professionalism.

The role:

Reviews system ordering suggestion for accuracy and optimum delivery and correct pricing.

Complete regular stock reviews & arrange annual/quarterly stock cleanses with suppliers.

Interrogate demand planning software & agree/modify forecasts

Buying and ordering stock at agreed prices, with right quantity, place, time & quality

Keep data integrity on operating system for product information up to date

Ensure goods are received in at quoted delivery times

Monitor stock availability, stock values & open order books

Liaise with manufacturers with a high standard of communication & complete supplier evaluations

Ensure all product forecasts & usage data is as accurate as possible

Ensure stock holdings are checked regularly & stock split correct across all depots

Ensure all reports are kept up to date and forward to the correct departments where necessary

Attend all requested training sessions & meeting requests

Ensure all agreed rebate targets & deadlines are met

Complete supplier returns for non-required stock & agreed rebalances

The person:

Excellent organisational skills

Ability to prioritise work loads

Excellent telephone manner

PC literate - Excellent working knowledge of excel

Highly adept at learning IT related processes

Purchasing experience, preferably in direct procurement

Understanding of demand planning / forecasting

Experience in working with ERP, demand planning or purchasing systems

Import/international purchasing experience is beneficial but not essential

CIPS or equivalent qualification beneficial but not essential

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.

Reference: 34032126

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