Supply Chain Assistant

Full Time
Job Sector:
Manufacturing / Warehouse
South Wales
Salary description:
Start Date:
Adele Carr Financial Recruitment
Job Ref:

Supply Chain Assistant/ Material Scheduler
£18,000 - £22,000 a year

My client are looking to recruit a Supply Chain Assistant / Material Scheduler / Planner to procure and plan material in line with their system requirements. This includes both non-production and production items.

This role is a great opportunity if you are organised, capable of meeting a multitude of deadlines and can multitask ! The ideal candidate will have prior experience in data entry and negotiating with suppliers, doing both with a positive and 'can do' attitude. Excellent communications skills with an approachable manner is key.

You will be responsible for:

* Maintain and consistently seek to improve the supply chain management including purchasing processes
* Raising purchase orders and expediting material to satisfy demand internally, whilst maintaining all elements of the supply chain.
* Continuous review and maintenance of approved suppliers (price, service, quality of goods).
* Ensure supplier adherence to quality procedures and certification requirements (ISO9001 / ISO14001 / EN1090);
* Carry out visits to key suppliers and report back on findings
* Achieve the best commercial value for all materials / services purchased and keep spending within, or below budget
* Ensure supplier orders are managed to tight deadlines to meet the production plan schedules
* Raise purchase orders ensuring timely placement and delivery of components in line with production planning requirements
* Work with suppliers over material quality issues and delivery times
* Interact with Production Manager to understand demand forecast drivers
* Attend Weekly production / purchasing meetings and provide updates
* Liaise with Finance over supplier queries including invoicing issues
* Resolve Purchase Order and Supplier Invoices
* Review current service contracts to achieve cost savings or improved support
* Review, maintain and improve the purchasing process throughout the company

Qualifications and Experience:

* Educated to GCSE standard / NVQ equivalent;
* Fully proficient in Word/Excel/Outlook;
* Processing/Data Entry experience.
* At least 1 years' experience of working in a similar level/role

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