Posted a week ago by JR Personnel

Loughborough, Leicestershire

TITLE: Buyer/Supply Planner

JOB REF: T3406

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary ongoing with an Immediate Start

LOCATION: Loughborough

SALARY: Up to £29,000 dependent on experience   

HOURS: Monday to Friday 36.25 hours per week

DURATION: Ongoing temping

JR Personnel are an employment agency acting on behalf of a client who is for a Buyer/Supply Planner to manage a portfolio of products and suppliers.

The Opportunity:

Our client, a world leader in its industry and is seeking a candidate with knowledge and experience of purchasing/inventory management in a distribution environment.  This is a temporary position within the Buying dept to start immediately. As this is working within a distribution organisation, similar experience within this arena would certainly be advantageous.

The Company:

Have the opportunity to gain experience within a global, award winning company who pride themselves on their commitment to providing excellent customer service with world leading products.

Role profile:

  • Establish and build effective relationships with key suppliers within the business.
  • Effectively manage all purchasing and associated operational aspects of inventory management.
  • Manage purchase orders for a portfolio of suppliers within planning.
  • Tracking shipments of purchase orders and managing the data through each stage.
  • Reviewing the delivery times to avoid unnecessary shortages.
  • Maintain a high level of internal customer service and manage the processing of delivery issues from suppliers.

Person profile:

  • Experience of purchasing/inventory management.
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel for analytical purposes.
  • Inventory management systems experience.
  • Ability to understand complex inventory methods and large amounts of data for analysing.
  • Must possess excellent negotiation skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills required in this buying role.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • An excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • A logical approach to problem solving.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise workload effectively.

Due to the number of responses generated we are unable to get back to every applicant.  If you have not heard from us within seven days you will not have been successful on this occasion.

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