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Purchasing/Supply Chain Co-ordinator

Posted 6 March by Inside Out Purchasing & Supply Easy Apply Ended

Inside Out Purchasing & Supply has been engaged to recruit a Purchasing/Supply Chain Co-ordinator for a leading FMCG company based in Kent.

Key Tasks/Responsibilities:

* The planning and placing of purchase orders for raw materials and packaging to meet forecasted demand
* Controlling minimum and maximum stock levels of all materials on-site
* Assisting with negotiations on prices for raw materials and blanket order purchasing to obtain preferential pricing
* Building strong relationships with suppliers through a pleasant and amiable demeanour to aid negotiations and secure preferred trading terms
* Assisting in monthly stock takes of raw materials and finished goods
* Managing third party warehouse providers to ensure stock levels are maintained and stock transfers planned regularly to avoid shortages

* A degree within a business or appropriate related subject, a first is preferable
* CIPS qualification desirable but not essential
* Recent experience working within a purchasing or supply chain role desirable
* Excellent working knowledge of managing data through Excel
* Experience using ERP systems

Required skills

  • Buying
  • Category
  • Procurement
  • Purchase
  • Purchasing
  • Sourcing
  • Supply Chain
  • Buyer
  • Purchaser

Reference: 34620288

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