Are you an experiencedSupply Chain or Buying professional? Are you looking for a role with great career development opportunities? Do you want to work for a forward-thinking company which values its employees?
A fast-growing e-commerce packaging company based in Barnet, North London is looking for aSupply Chain & Purchasing Managerto come and join their team!
If you havestrong analytical and negotiating skills, this could be the role for you.The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the supply chain which will include analysing sales and market data, forecast stock requirements, raising purchase orders, reporting on market trends, and managing stock replenishment.
About the Role
A key part of the role is to maintain good working relationships with existing suppliers to ensure that the company has favourable service, prices and terms. The role reports to the Operations Manager and supports the Customer Service team, Sales, Marketing, and Warehouse operations.
On top of these responsibilities the postholder will also use their experience to assist in reducing costs and liaise with the Directors to introduce new products into the organisation and expand the existing range against agreed strategic goals.
There will also be the responsibility for buying at a group level and assisting the Directors to hit the companies goals.
Every employee is unique and valued. They take pride in delivering excellence consistently and with their rapid growth and success, they are always looking to add the best talent to their teams.
They are looking for candidates that have a strong work ethic, desire to learn and can build strong relationships with their colleagues.
In return they offer a wide range of benefits for all of their staff, including the opportunity to learn and develop a range of skills, supportive working environment, and strong culture.
they also have a competitive holiday allowance, as well as many of the basics, including the Childcare Voucher Scheme, optional private healthcare, pension contributions and free eye-testing.
Designing and execute group supply chain strategy and transformation, driving initiatives to support best-in-class processes
Leading process improvements and drive implementation of supply chain practices
Assisting the Directors in the sourcing of new and expanding the existing product range against the strategic aims of the business including analysing consumer buying patterns and predict future trends
Assisting with product development to complement the existing range and new innovations to add to the portfolio of the company
Identifying and researching potential new suppliers and conductSupplier assessment, negotiation, and contract management
Ensuring detailed forecasting, planning, purchasing and stock control processes are completed in a timely manner to ensure good availability of products
Consistently improving of planning procedure and system support in coordination with IT Department
Defining functional and performance requirements for existing and future system support for planning procedure
Ensuring supply chain processes meet legal requirements and standards
Collaborating with other departments to create coordinated plans for business growth
Ensuring that accounts department is kept informed with long term ordering projections to manage cash flow
Overlooking overseas orders logistics and follow up through all the stages from the quote request to the delivery to Rocaba or the customer.
To also ensure that logistic costs are maintained and available to internal stakeholders
Working alongside Marketing and the Directors to review product catalogue and make suggestions regarding the product range based on supply and availability
Maintaining the product specification catalogue and ensure all the information is up to date
Creating and ensuring supplier compliance to service level agreements and KPIs
Knowledge and Skills:
4+ years experience in a purchasing role (essential) with previousexperience in relevant industry (desirable)
Ability to maintain strategic relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Commercial ability to work to targets
Degree in a relevant field or CIPS (or equivalent) desirable
Experience in e-commerce an online sale
Experience in logistics and warehousing
Knowledge of use of Sage 200
Personal Attributes and Skills:
Strong organisational skills
Great communication skills, in-person, on the phone and in writing
Able to manage time effectively and prioritise work
Problem-solving and resilient mindset
Natural attention to detail
Flexible, friendly, and positive demeanour
Career development opportunities
Subsidised private health care
Vibrant and dynamic working environment
About the Company
They are the UKs leading provider of paper bags, cartons and other packaging products.
The company is a part of a large group, which has numerous marketing leading brands across Europe.
They have a team of 50 people across 4 locations, including London, Hertford, Berlin, and Newmarket half of which are based at this location.
How to Apply
If this role is of interest and you would like to learn more please attach your CV to the link provided and the Hiring Company will be in direct contact.