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Recruiter
Recruitment Genius
Location
Theale, Berkshire, England
Salary
£28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted
21 Aug 2017
Expires
19 Sep 2017
Ref
00072557
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Theale, Berkshire
£28,000 to £32,000
Full time

Are you looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to develop your Procurement knowledge?

My client are a leading packaging business based in Reading, Berkshire specialising in wholesale transit, industrial and bespoke packaging to a wide range of industry sectors throughout the UK.

The company offers a competitive salary and excellent training prospects. This role reports to the Strategic Procurement Director in procurement activities;

Main Duties:

- Requesting quotes and raising orders with suppliers
- Ensuring goods are ordered in a timely manner
- Material costing for quotes required by the Sales department
- Order progressing
- Expedite and eliminate materials shortages
- Review existing purchase order schedules and adjust to meet current needs
- Supplier management
- Monitor and review supplier performance by way of KPI's.
- Contribute to Production and Planning control
- Raising orders through the company planning system

Desired Skills & Experience:

- Previous experience working in a purchasing department (ideally packaging or similar commodity industry)
- Great listener, who is motivated to learn, negotiate and challenge. Friendly ability to build strong relationships with our Management Team and suppliers.
- Highly computer literate with Excel
- Works in a timely and efficient manner
- CIPS qualification is desirable not essential

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