Job Overview: On behalf of our client, a successful injection moulding and extrusion manufacturer, we are seeking to appoint a Planning and Purchasing Coordinator to join their team
Ø As a Purchasing & Planning Coordinator with will be responsible for purchasing to meet business activity needs through a busy Injection Moulding/Extrusion and Assembly department to maximise on time delivery.
Ø The role of Purchasing & Planning Coordinator will be to execute the organisations strategic purchasing decisions.
Ø Assist with scheduling and planning as directed by the Manager
Ø This is an excellent opportunity to secure a position with a successful and ambitious business.
Ø Maintain a balanced stock level of IFS raw material inventory and consumable products
Ø Create and update demand plan and purchase/expedite materials and components parts for production. Identify potential supply issues for production
Ø Monitor future capacity constraints v forecast
Ø Attend and give input into morning production meetings
Ø Record vendor performance and liaise with appropriate management over vendor performance.
Ø Support the Purchasing/Planning Manager in completing supply tenders.
Ø Support production planning as directed by the Purchasing/Planning Manager.
Ø Conduct market research to identify new suppliers; cost saving opportunities and pricing trends.
Ø Ensure compliance with Health and Safety responsibilities as set out in the Company Health and Safety Handbook
Ø The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a Purchasing/Planning role
Ø Methodical and good problem-solving skills
Ø Strong understanding of market conditions and trends
Ø Excellent planning and organisations skills
Ø Logical and analytical with strong drive to archive high standards
Ø Good commercial awareness
Ø Capable of working under pressure and to deadlines
Ø Excellent verbal and written communication skills