Purchasing / Supply Chain Controller Job in Evesham, Worcestershire at Cordant People

Evesham, Worcestershire, Full Time *Subject To Experience

Purchasing/ Supply Chain Controller
Evesham
£27 to £35k
Full time Permanent

Our client is looking for an experienced Purchasing/ Chain Supply professional to join their manufacturing plant in Bourton on the Water for approx 12 months before relocating to Evesham.

Responsibilities
forecast levels of demand for services and products;
keep a constant check on stock levels; including slow-moving and Brexit contingencies
conduct research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules, and quality;
implement a Supplier Audit process and monthly KPIs.
liaise between suppliers, manufacturers, and relevant internal departments;
build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers;
negotiate and agree contracts, monitoring the quality of service provided;
keep contract files and use them as reference for the future;
forecast price trends and their impact on future activities;
develop a purchasing strategy;
produce reports and statistics using computer software;
evaluate bids and make recommendations, based on commercial and technical factors;
ensure suppliers are aware of business objectives;
attend meetings and trade conferences;
train and supervise the work of other members of staff.

Tasks
Co-ordinate a Supplier Audit Matrix/Process
Be responsible for stock in all aspects
Review/negotiate all utilities and services providers
Monitor supplier performance
Attend Production & Engineering Meetings
Report on cost-down
Supplier & trade show visits
Support and assist the Purchasing Assistant with MRP stock ordering
Fully familiar with 5S and lean manufacturing techniques

Key skills
Experienced in using an MRP/ERP system
At least 3 years’ experience in similar role
Italian speaking an advantage though not essential
CIPS qualifications (or similar) would be advantageous
Fully familiar with 5S and lean manufacturing techniques
From a manufacturing background.

For more information please send your CV to Emily Seward at [email protected] always like to speak to every applicant but due to the current climate, this is not always possible. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 5 days, please assume that you have been unsuccessful in this instance.

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