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Purchasing/Inventory Manager

Posted 27 February by Zebra Consultancy Easy Apply Ended

We are seeking a highly dynamic experienced individual to join the management team. Reporting to the General Manager, you will be responsible for all Purchasing, Logistics & Stores activities for the firm.

Primary Responsibilities: ·

Responsible for planning and implementing activities related to material purchase, material control, and inventory control and shipping/receiving and stores functions. ·

Responsible for managing the supply chain, including the specific ongoing management of key suppliers. Identifies, researches, audits potential new suppliers. ·

Manage stores activities to provide efficient support to business functions and adherence to KPI's.

Develops/implements strategies for procuring, storing, and distributing goods/services. · Maintains correct stock levels including weekly cycle counts, and provides financial reporting and reconciliation of inventories. ·

Oversees and manages logistics activities and related systems.

Develops and implements logistics plans, budgets, and procedures to customer needs, and budget. ·

Interacts with vendors and peers in Service, Manufacturing, Sales, and Finance, and Product Development personnel to optimize systems and procedures. ·

Undertakes other such duties as may be reasonably required. General competencies / requirements ·

Sets departmental and individual goals and objectives and creates, monitors and revises plans to meet objectives and business KPI's. ·

Strong team building and leadership skills - motivates and encourages co-operation between individuals, functions and departments to build strong relationships and generate new ideas towards execution of effective continuous improvement activity. ·

Communicates information and personal knowledge between individuals, functions, departments and customer to facilitate the smooth operation of the company and to optimize business processes ·

Chairs departmental meetings and contributes information, data, knowledge and ideas to interdepartmental, management, supplier and customer meetings ·

Takes ownership of situations and manages them to best meet company objectives. ·

Manage all staff reporting to the position so as to effectively recruit, train, develop, evaluate, motivate, delegate and monitor their activities according to company policies, Health & Safety and employment laws, and ensure relevant HR procedures are followed (appraisals, discipline, grievance, etc.) as detailed in the Company Employee Handbook. ·

Prioritises allocation of people and resources and monitors to ensure goals are achieved ·

Ensures all activities are performed in accordance with company policies and procedures and suitable records are maintained

Our overall package includes:

40 hours standard working week 8am to 5pm Monday to Thursday and 2pm finish on Friday.

Life Insurance 4 x Annual Salary.

25 Days holiday + 8 Stats.

Stock and Shares Purchase scheme.

Excellent Pension scheme.

It is critical that you have a minimum of 3-5 years experience with Oracle - a deep-dive understanding of Oracle will be explored at interview stage (candidates must demonstrate their expertise and the workings of the Oracle system) Business development planning experience essential. Unless this is met, CVs will not be considered.

Required skills

  • Oracle
  • Procurement
  • Shipping Systems
  • logistics
  • inventory

Reference: 34562093

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