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Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£24,000 to £26,000 per annum
LocationsEast Midlands, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesImport & Export, Inventory Management, Purchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted05 October 2017

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80% procurement, 20% administration

Buyer / Office Administrator 12 - 14 month contract

My client is seeking a Buyer / Office Administrator for a 12- 14 month contract covering maternity leave Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will help maintain our supply inventory levels, negotiate deals with suppliers and put in place small projects to improve stocks and buying power. This will include conducting regular price comparisons to ensure that the company is always getting the best price and volumes to match demand patterns.
As part of a friendly and supportive office team, you are required to work closely with colleagues on a daily basis to ensure that all shared administrative tasks are completed.

Your Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage the daily order suggestions
  • Maximising stock availability whilst minimising stock levels
  • Maintain a good supplier relationship
  • Continually develop tools and processes to ensure best practice
  • Support the operations function to ensure timely deliveries
  • Support the finance function with pricing and delivery queries
  • Support sales function by obtaining quotes from suppliers
  • Raise sales orders and invoices when required
  • Match AP invoices
  • Create ad hoc business queries from the ERP system

Your Essential Skills / Knowledge:
  • 1 year of buying experience
  • Ability to work independently and take the initiative when required
  • Experience using MRP / ERP systems
  • Sound knowledge of supply chain processes and procedures including manufacturing planning, demand, and replenishment processes
  • Proficient in computer skills, especially MS office and Google applications

Educated to a minimum of A Level, with GCSE Maths & English grade A – C

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