Procurement Planning Associate

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Chertsey
Salary
25000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
09 Jun 2021
Closes
07 Jul 2021
Sectors
Procurement
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This role sits in procurement team with dedicated team members.
This team consists of dedicated purchasing experts with regional insight and is divided into three parts: procurement, sourcing, planning.
The vision for this team is to act as an effective and centralised control tower between our customer and suppliers, particularly in communication channel.
You will be responsible for many key aspects of buying function which has a direct impact on success and profitability of the company. You will be actively involved in all areas of the business and this will lead to substantial interaction with other team members at all levels including senior management plus contact with external customers and suppliers. In particular, daily communication with our HQ in Korea, which is one of the most important part of this role, is required.
This team will be getting involved in various projects related procurement throughout the year. Those exciting projects will be driven either by our own team or by HQ.
Responsible for the day to day running of the Procurement activities
(delivery/quality/price, etc.)
Reviewing supplier's quotation and making Sales Offer for the internal customers
Maintaining and updating of purchasing data on the system with accuracy
Maintaining and developing robust relationships with external suppliers/forwarders, ensuring that they are meeting our requirements in all aspects
Maintaining and updating of invoice/billing data on the Global ERP system with accuracy
Represent customers in negotiating price as well as purchasing contract with suppliers
Preparing and issuing request for quotation(RFQ) and purchase orders to suppliers in accordance with departmental and company operating procedures & policy
Responsible for the day to day running of the Procurement activities
(delivery/quality/price, etc.)
Reviewing supplier's quotation and making Sales Offer for the internal customers
Maintaining and updating of purchasing data on the system with accuracy
Maintaining and developing robust relationships with external suppliers/forwarders, ensuring that they are meeting our requirements in all aspects
Maintaining and updating of invoice/billing data on the Global ERP system with accuracy
Represent customers in negotiating price as well as purchasing contract with suppliers
To be successful, you will possess the following skills and attributes:
Full training will be given but experience in a purchasing/commercial environment will be beneficial
High accuracy and attention to details
Able to work supervised and as a team in a cross functional working environments
Hard working and tenacious
Ability to multi task and effectively manage time and workload under pressure
Able to work in a multi- cultural office environment
Similar industry background Electronics/Sales
Similar industry experience as a buyer
Korean speaking would be an advantage
Soft skills
Excellent communication at all levels with international suppliers and internal customers (often with low level English speakers), networking and interpersonal skills
Excellent problem solving skills
Good numerical and analytical skills
Hard Skills
A Graduate calibre - Business background preferred
A High level of computer literacy is essential
Total familiarity with MS word, Excel and Outlook is necessary.
Experience in ERP (SAP) system or any similar Hard Skills preferred
Please note: As you can appreciate we are currently overwhelmed with applications and we can therefore only contact those applications that have relevant skills for positions that we currently have available. Should you not hear from us within a week, you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
March Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and complies with all relevant UK legislation. If you are successful in your application, you will be required to attend a full registration with one of our Consultants which will involve you providing a current passport, any relevant visas and completing relevant tests and a full competency based interview.
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