Purchasing Manager

Career Outlook
West Sussex
From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
06 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Purchasing Manager - West Sussex - £30 - £35K plus bonus Our client are a leader in the electronics industry and are keen to recruit a Purchasing Manager to join their team in West Sussex. Main Purpose of Job: Responsible for the overall management of the procurement processes, inventory planning, incoming logistics and purchasing staff to achieve performance targets on ‘stock availability’ and ‘inventory value target’. Duties and Responsibilities: · Manage the sales forecast to plan inventory in line with budget, in conjunction with the Sales and Inventory Data Analyst · Develop systems and processes to enhance business insight, analysis and decision making with a view to increasing stock turns and reaching maximum availability · Oversee purchasing of all products and sign off orders as appropriate · Manage supplier delivery performance in line with planned shipment and delivery dates to maintain availability of key products in line with set availability targets · Manage product classification and life cycle to account for current and future importance of products · Control internal and external works order process to meet customer demand and re-align slow moving stock · Sustain key relationships with stock clearance companies to minimise use of provision while maximising return from obsolete stock · Via Inventory Data Analyst Publish weekly and monthly KPI reports to Senior Management Team and Directors · Recruit, mentor and motivate purchasing team to deliver industry leading inventory planning · Dimensions (ERP) database maintenance ensuring all information output from the department is current and accurate · Attend weekly, monthly and ad hoc meetings with key stakeholders to ensure procedures are maintained and process efficiencies improved · Maintain a pro-active and efficient department offering excellent internal customer service at all times If this sounds like you? Please apply now This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66801522