Purchasing Planner and Administrator

New Appointments Group
Herne Bay, Kent
08 Jul 2017
07 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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