Purchasing Manager (maternity)

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Norwich
Salary
35000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + GBP35000/annum Maternity Cover
Posted
25 Aug 2017
Closes
23 Sep 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
Location Norwich

As part of a medium sized team, you will play an important part of the supply chain by leading the purchasing requirements for the procurement, shipment and delivery of Agrochemicals.
Duties and responsibilities:

Responsible for managing the complete supply chain and product sourcing
Ensuring that all products are purchased in accordance with product demand plan, re-packed and ready for product usage periods
Driving cost to ensure all products remain commercially viable
Coordinating between teams to ensure that all sales orders are delivered on time
Attention to detail is important, and for each purchase the candidate must ensure that all the following points are correct;
Bill of lading
Invoice
Packing list
Packing details
Pallet specifications
Payment details
Photographs of product and loading vessel / truck
Delivery dates
Payment control - ensure the timeframe for goods payments is strictly adhered to
Expanding the supplier portfolio and credit facilities
Liaising with third party financing companies and co-ordinating with our accounts department

Qualifications and skills:

Highly organised and numerate
Used to working with tight deadlines
Excellent communication skills both on the phone and via email
Eye for detail
Ability to work using their own initiative
Strong skills with all Microsoft office applications (excel, word, outlook and access)
Knowledge of Sage would be useful
Drivers licence