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Purchasing Planner and Administrator

Posted 29 January by Recruitment Solutions (Folkestone) Limited Easy Apply Ended

We are currently looking for a talented Purchasing Planner and Administrator to join a very successful, large organisation based near Whitstable. Work for a company with a strong desire to provide the best quality products and at the same time have great career prospects.

You will be joining a passionate team to help ensure the business is provided with a constant and sufficient supply of both finished products & components to meet customer demand levels. Working as part of a team is key with this role as well as having a background in purchasing.

Furthermore, the role will also require:

  • Exceptional ability to multi task
  • Processing purchase orders
  • Meticulous attention to details
  • Liaising with suppliers regarding delivery dates, negotiating where necessary to bring product in on time, problem solving
  • Reviewing stock levels ensuring that there is sufficient stock to satisfy demand without overstocking
  • Analysing sales forecast to predict future demands
  • Reviewing purchase costs and negotiating with suppliers
  • Supplier visits and exhibitions
  • Minimising delivery costs and lead times
  • Presenting reports on KPI’s and liaising cross functionally with other areas throughout the business
  • Monitoring and updating computer records with a high level of accuracy
  • Continuously seeking internal process improvements and improvements throughout the supply chain

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Previous Purchasing experience
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Strong IT skills - Excel, Word
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Excellent communications skills at all levels
  • Ability to work well within a team

This is a truly exciting opportunity for a candidate looking to further develop their career.

Apply today and don’t miss out!

Required skills

  • Costs
  • Purchase Orders
  • Purchasing
  • Stock Control
  • Supply

Reference: 33940720

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