Purchasing and Planning Coordinator

Employer
b3 jobs
Location
South East England
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
8 Oct 2020

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Function
Planning, Purchasing, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Purchasing and Planning Coordinator

Job ref: 62663 | Competitive salary | East Sussex

The company

This role is working for a company that was founded on a set of principles and a vision to provide high quality, well-researched products. The business is privately owned and has ambitious investment plans to develop their product range, therefore scope for progression is available for the right candidate.

The job

The purpose of your role will be to support the Purchasing Manager in all aspects of supply chain, planning and purchasing functions plus liaise regularly with the external co packer network.

You will assist with regulating stocks accurately & efficiently, stay up to date with evolving supply requirements, negotiate with suppliers to ensure the best possible price, ensure all purchase requests are accurate & necessary for business needs, ensure approval for purchasing contracts with new vendors or on new supplies, work to tight deadlines so that there is no break in supply of product, work to deliver the team objective of 98% OTIF supply, identify cost improvement initiatives plus assist the Purchasing Manager with the maintenance of key business reports and operating systems.

Your experience

You will possess a solid track record within a planning and / or purchasing related role (3 years +) and have excellent organisation, negotiation and communication skills. You will also have excellent IT skills and proficiency in Excel is essential. You will be able to multi-task efficiently, work to tight deadlines and possess a good commercial awareness.

More details

The Purchasing and Planning Coordinator job is based in East Sussex and is paying a competitive salary according to individual skills and previous experience. The working hours are Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Purchasing and Planning Coordinator job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Tom Shaw, tom@b3jobs.co.uk quoting job reference 62663.

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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing. We cover all job levels including Assistants, Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternate job titles

Purchasing Executive | Planning Assistant | FMCG Supply Chain Jobs | Assistant Buyer | FMCG Manufacturing Planning Jobs | East Sussex

Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

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