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.
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
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.