Purchasing Planner and Administrator

New Appointments Group
Herne Bay
£18000 - £20000 per annum
06 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our market leading client within the manufacturing industry is looking to recruit a new Purchasing Planner and Administrator. Experience within a purchasing environment is essential. The successful candidate should have high attention to detail, willingness and eagerness to learn and a can-do attitude.

The main aim of the role is to ensure the business is provided with a constant and sufficient supply of both finished products and packaging to meet customer demand levels.

Other duties will include:

*Processing purchase orders.
*Liaising with suppliers regarding delivery dates, negotiating where necessary to bring product in on time, problem solving.
*Reviewing stock levels ensuring that there is sufficient stock to satisfy demand without overstocking.
*Analysing sales forecast to predict future demands.
*Reviewing purchase costs and negotiating with suppliers.
*Minimising delivery costs and lead times.
*Presenting reports and liaise with other areas throughout the business.
*Monitoring and updating computer records with a high level of accuracy.
*Continuously seeking internal process improvements and improvements throughout the supply chain.
*Undertake general duties and initiatives as requested.

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