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26 Feb 2018

Contract Procurement / Purchasing Specialist (6 month contract)

sarahwestrec – Posted by sarahwestrec Exeter, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Procurement/purchasing specialist (6 month contract, possible extension!)
Exeter
Up to £23k

This is a 6 month role due to some absence in the department and a high workload. If a permanent opportunity was to arise you’d be in a great position to be considered. The company are fast growing and successful and you’d be joining a great team!

This is a generalist purchasing role where you’ll:

  • Place and track orders and build relationships with suppliers
  • Regularly check back order/availability/potential stock-out reports, and take action as required
  • Work with suppliers and forwarders to arrange regular shipments and plan economical shipments where possible
  • Resolve related issues
  • Liaise warehouses to ensure swift receipt of goods, advising when a shipment needs special priority to fulfil back orders etc.
  • Assist with QC sample arrangements, problematic items and work with supplier to resolve such issues
  • Liaise with Finance departments to make sure payments are made correctly in a timely fashion, tracking credit/debit notes.

The person:

We are looking for someone with:

  • Experience in direct procurement and / or commodity management
  • Working knowledge of procurement best practice
  • A continuous drive to improve procurement and planning processes
  • Excellent prioritisation skills
  • The ability to plan and organise effectively
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good level of literacy and numeracy
  • Good verbal and written English language skills
  • Driven and committed
  • Flexible and able to work as part of a team
  • Able to manage own workload to meet targets and deadlines

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Sarah West Recruitment’s expertise is commercial office and sales based recruitment, at any level, on a contract or permanent basis. We are a team of recruitment industry experts with an absolute commitment to excellence throughout the recruitment process.

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Job Categories: Purchasing / Buying. Job Types: Contract. Job Tags: contract, exeter, jobs in devon, procurement, purchasing, and specialist. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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