Inside Out Purchasing & Supply has been engaged to recruit a Buyer for a manufacturing company based in Kent. You will manage the Procurement of Bought-In Goods for stock in line with business requirements, forecasts, customer demand and optimum stock holding.
Responsibility for the sourcing of bought-in products as specified.
Responsible for sourcing of new or alternative products which maybe new to market or provide a competitive advantage.
Responsible for the purchase of worldwide transport, facilities, items not for resale and regulatory requirements.
Negotiating all aspects of the procurement process including price, quantity, delivery and quality.
Maintaining accurate specifications of current products and ensuring that any new product lines are ready for issue prior to launch.
Responsibility for managing successful resolution of quality, service and pricing queries.
Maintaining stakeholder relationships including suppliers, manufacturing, warehousing, finance, costing departments and sales.
Responsibility for stock control of both finished goods & BOM components
Daily monitoring of stock and sales reports to determine any necessary actions.
Responsibility for ensuring effective planning and forecasting of deliveries