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Stock Manager/Purchaser

Salary £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Location Northampton, Northamptonshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00045238
Published about 1 year ago

Job Description

Macildowie is pleased to be again partnering this awarding winning organisation based in Northamptonshire, as they look to recruit a multi site Inventory Manager. This exciting, newly created position is pivotal to the continued growth and first class service of this supplier of choice.

Reporting directly to the Purchasing Manager, your key tasks will be as follows:

Ensuring stocks levels for critical production items are readily available in line with business demands across 6 global manufacturing sites
Engaging with Sales & Operation teams to understand changes in product demand and which sites are affected
Maintaining the Purchase Order system
Process delivery notes and update invoice information as required
Build and maintain strong working relationships with suppliers, ensuring a first class customer service experience
Resolve any queries and quality issues
Maintain the supplier database
Partner the New Product team, with quotations, recommendations and options
Ensure stock firmly in place to deliver a seamless product launch
On occasion, assist the Purchasing Manager to source items for the global sites

To be considered for this position, you will be able to demonstrate the following skills & experience:

Previous experience in a complex stock management or MRP role
Operational purchasing experience
Previous experience working in a FMCG organisation ideally with packaging knowledge
Able to work in a fast paced and at times demanding environment
Computer Literate Intermediate MS Excel, SAP would be highly beneficial
Highly organised with a methodical approach
Strong attention to detail and an ability to identify errors quickly
Able to build strong working relationships with both internal & external stakeholders
Commercial acumen, with strong problem solving skills
Able to influence continuous improvements to process

You will be joining an award winning business, which have seen the Company grow from a small entity to one that can boast 4000 employees across the globe and a turnover of £100m. Currently supplying to a number of well-known Retailers across the UK and Europe, they have ambitions to further develop their own brand products as well as to take the business into additional geographies. You would be working in a supportive and friendly environment where employees take great pride in the positive impact the company has on communities in several developing countries

This role attracts a competitive salary and numerous benefits, as well as pleasant working environment. You will be joining a small friendly team, in their idyllic location in Northamptonshire. You will soon be an ambassador for this great organisation and feel a great deal of satisfaction for a job well done

Salary up to £35,000, contributory pension scheme, life assurance, medical cover, 25 days holiday and free car parking.

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