BUYER / PLANNER

Recruiter
Queensway Personnel Services
Location
Milton Keynes, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Aug 2019
Closes
06 Sep 2019
Ref
1235882098
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position Summary:
  • Responsible for globally managing, maintaining, buying and planning for the different product groups.
  • Planning methods include MRP, ROP and Kanban/eKanban planning methods depending on the requirement.
  • The successful candidate needs to be able to manage and coordinate communication, including forecasting activities, with cross functional teams including Sales, Marketing and Production both on site as well as globally.
  • Candidate must be able to perform and understand analysis outside of a computer system or program, as well as be comfortable with training of these concepts.
  • Analyse and manage open orders against inventory and stocking plan to drive on-time delivery, while minimizing cost and overhead.
  • Major Responsibilities: Manage stock levels through prescribed planning models,

Qualifications Required Education, Experience, Skills:

Business Administration, Supply Chain Management Experience in purchasing and supply chain roles within a manufacturing company.

Excellent skills with Excel (Formulas/V Look Ups) Prior ERP experience; SAP preferred

Excellent communication skills (verbal, written) Excellent organizational skills Ability to collaborate with business partners, both within and outside direct peer group Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills Proficient in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

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