Purchasing Manager (Korean)

Recruiter
Qube Recruitment
Location
South Darenth
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Korean speaking Purchasing Manager, must be fluent.

Key Responsibilities:

• To be a key manager in the building and enhancement of supplier relationships.
• Assist/lead the acquisition and qualification of new suppliers
• To lead contract and pricing negotiations with new and existing suppliers as part of the Supplier and Acquisition Management team.
• To provide suppliers with detailed forecasts and Purchase Order cover
• To ensure stock levels are maintained for a group of products to agreed levels across the Group.
• Manage and report on stock availability KPI’s.
• To authorise and ensure stock movements are performed as necessary to reserve, quarantine or return to supplier.
• To oversee and authorise subsidiary purchasing through ‘dotted line’ responsibility
• To liaise effectively with other members of the organisation on stock matters.
• A flexible approach is necessary and the ability to work beyond the business hours when required is essential.

Key Tasks:
• Prepare forecasts based upon previous sales
• Calculate and manage supplier lead times
• Place Purchase Orders on suppliers
• Progress Orders through to shipment
• Manage the Goods-in process through to goods on shelf
• Check and sign off Purchase Invoices
• Assisting with Stock counting, authorising adjustments as necessary
• Assess and re-assess suppliers as necessary
• Deal with stock related inquiries from Warehouse, Sales and Customer Services
• Provide Purchase input into the introduction of new products.
• Host visits from Korean and Japanese suppliers
• Attend meetings with suppliers overseas including South East Asia

Experience and Skills
1. Understanding of the Korean language and culture 2. Experience of contract/SLA negotiation 3. Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a Purchasing, Materials 4. Management or Supply Chain role. 5. Track record of building and sustaining supplier relationships 6. Experience of using ERP systems for purchasing and stock control 7. Capable of setting and maintaining effective general office procedures 8. Proven ability to manage a multi-task role

Salary

£32800 - £38200 ote £42000

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