SALARY £25K - £30K PER ANNUM + PLUS BONUS
PERMANENT POSITION BASED IN FARNHAM/WOKING, SURREY
Previous experience, whilst useful, is not imperative as we will train an intelligent and self-motivated individual.
Do you have strong organisation skills and are a good communicator?
Are you numerate and highly PC literate?
We are an importer of kitchenware products from around the world. We warehouse in Felixstowe Suffolk and distribute to major clients (wholesalers and retailers) around the UK and Ireland.
We are looking for a PURCHASING CONTROLLER who will
Analyse and then predict sales of our 800-odd products (see our website www.apollohousewares.co.uk).
Make buying suggestions to the MD (whilst in the training period)
Raise Purchase Orders and negotiate directly with suppliers around the world.
Chase the suppliers to the shipment stage and organise QC inspections and booking with freight forwarders.
Most of the communication will be via email although there will be the opportunity of foreign travel if you excel in the job.
This will be a busy job and you will be reporting directly to the MD and gradually take on more and more responsibility for the buying and enjoy the increased salary as you take on more of the buying role.
You will be given extensive training but you will need to demonstrate an ability to learn new skills in a small office.
REQUIRED SKILLS and QUALIFICATIONS
Good understanding of purchasing and supply chain processes Highly PC literate. Knowledge of Excel will be an advantage particularly v-lookups, If statements.
Fully numerate Business minded
A graduate in a relevant discipline would be preferred although we will also consider someone with other qualifications and experience.