Purchasing- Dry Goods

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Turriff
Salary
27000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
04 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Sectors
Procurement
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The successful candidate will be responsible for scheduling and management of all inventory/non-BOM parts while optimizing inventory levels and ensuring availability of materials in line with production requirements.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Responsible for the scheduling and organisation of material into the manufacturing plant.
* Liaise with Planning & Operations on Supply/Demand issues.
* Work with Sales team on new product/customer introduction.
* End to end responsibility including; PO placement, PO tracking, expedite or de-expedite product as required, ensuring material availability at all times.
* Inventory Management-Understand and maintain the minimum necessary raw materials inventory and report on the status of inventory levels against inventory targets.
* 3PL management.
* Ensure agreed performance targets with suppliers are met, including on-time delivery and lead-time accuracy.
* Measure and report material shortages which are impacting the production plan and update on availability as required.
* Proactively engage with suppliers to deliver improvement initiatives focused on innovations and inventory reductions.
* Play a key role in assisting the Head of Purchasing in terms of purchasing for the site.
* Participate, drive and deliver on VE and CI projects across sites and also in group teams.
* Ensure adherence to purchasing Policies.
* Ensure all KPI's are met and are accurate.
* Generate and present daily / weekly / monthly reports and metrics as appropriate.
* responsible for the maintenance of the Site Packaging Bill Of Material data base
REQUIREMENTS:
* A minimum of 3 years' experience in a similar role (experience in the food industry would be an advantage).
* Good knowledge of P.C. skills /MS excel /Materials related information systems.
* Strong planning, analytical and organizational skills
Key Skills and Characteristics Required:
* Diploma in Supply Chain/Logistics/Business Discipline is desirable.
* Knowledge of supply chain/logistics processes and industry best practices.
* Understanding of relevant manufacturing Quality, Safety and Environmental standards
* Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
* Good planning and organizational skills with a flexible and can-do attitude

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