Purchasing Support

Kent, West Malling
£20000 - £30000 per annum + pending experience
18 Jan 2019
15 Feb 2019
Ali Baghdadchi
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently working for an excellent organisation that is seeking to recruit an individual with exposure to purchasing/procurement (ideally with fluent German language skills) to join their organisation.

The role will require you ensure the on-time and to budget delivery of all components required for each project.

*Make purchasing decisions that are cost-effective and within budget and to report incidences where this is not possible
*Proactively manage project throughput. Set package dates according to project requirements. Liaise with other internal departments regarding deliveries
*Proactively purchase long lead time components to avoid build delays
*All supplier failures/errors duties
*Pursue compensation /back charges for supplier failure/error
*Proactively check next day deliveries and collections to identify delays and react accordingly
*Work with the Production Team to prevent capacity overload
*Work collaboratively with suppliers
*Report on cost reduction opportunities
*Visit contacts to check outgoing product for projects outside of the and to limit costly errors
*Assist with new product development
*Assist with accurate quotation of projects in support of future business

Skills and experience

*Fluent German language skills are a distinct advantage - other European languages would another distinct advantage
*Exposure to purchasing
*Cost/price negotiation skills
*Strong project management skills, particularly planning, scheduling and controlling
*Good financial awareness
*Excellent IT skills especially in Outlook and MS Office
*Excellent numeracy skills
*Ideally Educated to degree level/ professional qualification or equivalent
*CIPS certification or desire to do CIPS
*Ability to work under pressure and demanding deadlines
*Confident and assertive
*Excellent time management skills
*Ability to prioritise work
*Excellent written and verbal skills at technical and professional levels
*Able to work with others in various team environments

Apply now for this excellent and unique opportunity.

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