Purchasing Controller - Montrose

Location
Montrose
Salary
£20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
20 Jul 2017
Closes
17 Aug 2017
Ref
00071264
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Purchasing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company is a leading steel stockholding business employing 1100 employees across 25 locations in the UK with their own distribution fleet. With 43 companies within the group, their extensive steel processing facilities are world-class and their expertise and advanced specialist skills have ensured the outstanding success of a diverse range of high-profile projects around the globe.

The Role

They are now looking for a Purchasing Controller to join the team in Montrose who is capable of building relationships with all external suppliers.

Knowledge and Experience

- Primarily responsible for the purchasing of raw materials, maintaining stock levels and organisation of incoming stocks.
- Secondary responsible for the validation of the production route and costs and the internal inputting of customer orders to the system.
- To assist the other members of the sales team to ensure timely, accurate output of all works orders.
- To participate in several weekly production meetings to ensure all jobs are processed efficiently and to customer delivery deadlines.
- To provide guidance/support to the sales team on material availability, expected delivery dates and lead times.
- To liaise with the works team to ensure works orders are delivered / collected in time to satisfy the customer delivery date.
- To raise and send service orders to the supply chain for an array of products and services.
- Assisting with other general office duties as and when necessary.
- To execute any other relevant tasks as deemed necessary.

The Candidate

Prior experience within a purchasing role would be beneficial. The successful candidate will have a high level of personal organisation & time management skills and ideally knowledge of the industry, product and market.

You will also have strong communication skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with suppliers/customers to identify their needs.

You must have excellent IT skills and the ability to problem solve.