Purchasing Manager

Recruiter
Exertis
Location
Basingstoke
Salary
£32000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, pension
Posted
14 Feb 2017
Closes
14 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Key Accountabilities

As a Purchasing Manager you will manage performance levels for a team of Buyers / Assistant Buyers to include:

  • Stock Management
    • Stock Holding
    • Stock Turns
    • Daily Fill Rate
    • Working Capital
    • Aged / 240+
    • Delivery Date Accuracy
  • Finance
    • Rebate
    • Negotiation
    • MDF Pots
    • Resolution of aged / financial issues
  • Supplier
    • Terms
    • Key supplier relationships.
    • Attend supplier QBR's / product launches / channel events
  • Company
    • Day to day management of people within the category
    • Recruitment
    • Maintain good healthy working relationship with Commercial, sales and back office management
    • Drive system / process developments

Performance Measures:

  • GP Performance
  • Stock Management
  • Daily Fill Rate
  • Delivery Dates
  • Aged Stock
  • Negotiation
  • Rebates
  • Vendor Ledgers and MDF Pots

Key Interfaces:

  • All internal departments
  • Senior Management
  • Nominated business partners/suppliers

Person Specification (skills, knowledge and experience required)

Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years' experience of working in a Purchasing Department
  • 5 years' experience of working within distribution or vendor responsible for Channel preferred

Skills & Aptitude:

  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Product Knowledge
  • Planning & Organisation
  • Flexibility, adaptability & Initiative
  • Confidence & Determination
  • Performance maximisation
  • Presentation skills both internally and to our customers
  • Good administrative skills

Education:

  • Highly numerate / literate
  • IT Skills consisting of Microsoft Word, Excel
  • General Secondary Education