Purchasing Manager job in Hull at Stafforce Personnel Limited

Purchasing Manager

Company: Stafforce Personnel Limited

Location: Kingston Upon Hull UK

Date Posted:May 11, 2018

Purchasing Manager up to £30,000Purchasing Manager required for a fantastic business in the heart of Hull To forecast, optimise stock levels and purchase for 6,500 unique SKU's, while reducing margin erosion and sourcing new products/new suppliers. This company boasts excellent facilities with a beautiful office and free parking. With aggressive growth plans and endless career progression this opportunity is not to be missed!Duties to includePlanning and optimising inventory levelsConducting reviews with suppliers to drive improvement in supplier performanceEnsuring forecasting and replenishment is set up to maximise efficiency/availability (JIT)Accurately maintaining a stock database of approximately 6500 SKU'sPurchasing & maintaining optimum stock levels across all SKU's.Liaising with the warehouse department to periodically check stock levels; ensuring stock records are correct and match the physical holding on site and investigating discrepancies.Forecast price trends and their impact on future activities and report on Margin erosion.Understand constraints, lead times and seasonal demand.Managing key business relationships with suppliers around the worldIdentifying and driving through innovation that can improve processes in the supply chainProduct research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and qualityAttend senior management meetings and trade conferencesDevelop a purchasing strategyExperience requiredPrevious experience in a supply chain planning or purchasing roleStrong supplier relationship management experienceExcellent analytical and Excel skillsDiligent with a fine attention to detail and capable of handling large volumes of data accurately.Demonstrable experience of buying across product groups and cost savings achievedThe ability to make important decisions and cope with the pressure of demanding targets and business critical tight deadlinesExperienced managing direct and indirect staff in a fast-paced, changing environmentCommercial awareness; the ability to adapt to different client needs and to develop and maintain successful working relationships, UK & rest of worldA flair for negotiation with proven cost savings in previous positionsGood stakeholder management; professionalism with tact and diplomacyWhile not essential, CIPS qualifications, or the desire to undertake this training would be preferredApply now!Stafforce is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. View full job description
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