Purchasing/Procurement Support

A fantastic organisation, based on the outskirts of Maidstone, is seeking to employ an organised and driven and individual with purchasing/buying exposure to join their Purchasing Team.

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, the role will require you to support procurement and the management of approved suppliers. Take an active role in Purchasing dept. and objectives, maintaining required quality standards, and provide outstanding customer service to internal customers.

Duties will include:
*Sourcing of products/services, including requesting quotes from suppliers
*Perform the on-boarding process for new suppliers
*Assist with the routine review of non-critical approved suppliers
*Record, track and resolve simple supplier performance or quality issues
*Place and manage purchase orders and process purchase order returns
*Resolve simple supply issues
*Utilise ERP system to generate forecasts for material requirements
*Records cost savings
*Assist with the annual pricing reviews and maintain pricing records
*Initiate and manage document changes
*Prepare data using Excel to support Purchasing activities

Skills and experience required:
*Previous purchasing, buying, procurement exposure would be a distinct advantage
*Experience in a supply chain or customer-facing role within a manufacturing environment would be a preferred
*Experience working with ERP systems desirable
*Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (especially Excel)
*Be organised with the ability to prioritise workloads and handle pressure or deadlines
*Ideally educated to A Levels / NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration, or equivalent
*Good written and verbal communication skills
*High level of accuracy and good accounting skills
*Strong interpersonal skills
*Customer focused

If you have the relevant experience stated, then apply now for this excellent opportunity.

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