Purchasing Officer

Purchasing Officer



£22,000 – £27,000 per year – dependent on experience

Our client, a well-established manufacturer and supplier, based in the West Midlands area, currently has the need for a Purchasing Officer to join their team at their Head Office based in Dudley. The Successful Purchasing Officer will have experience within a Purchasing role, be fast thinking, have great attention to detail, and be able to build relationships with suppliers.

What’s on offer?

  • £22,000 – £27,000 per year – dependent on experience
  • Mon – Thur: 7:45am to 4.45pm Fri: 7:45am to 1:45pm (every other Friday off)
  • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free onsite parking
  • Pension Scheme
  • Branded Clothing Items
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Key Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Maintain relationships and negotiate with suppliers
  • Dealing with supplier queries
  • Answering the phone, and email queries and providing general office support where required
  • Constant daily communication with other managers and teams to determine supply needs and timeframes required for the day and proactively for the week/month
  • Purchase and schedule material supplies according to specifications
  • Keep detailed records on procurement activity, materials quantity, specifications etc
  • Assist in forecasting to plan future orders
  • Supporting Production/Warehouse/Goods In with queries and stock levels
  • Raising Purchase Orders
  • Raw Material delivery and receipt
  • Liaise with the Sales team and assist with Bills of Materials for new products
  • Attend daily Production meetings
  • Any additional and reasonable tasks requested by management which may be necessary

The Successful Candidate:

  • Proven experience within a similar capacity – desirabele
  • Previous experience in manufacturing industry – desirable
  • Familiarity with supply chain and inventory management systems
  • Understanding of forecasting and budgeting
  • Ability to work off own initiative
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Ability to react quickly and think outside the box to resolve issues; a problem-solver
  • Strong communication skills – written and verbal
  • Focus on continuous improvement in a positive and innovative manner
  • Outgoing personality and ability to easily build rapport at any level
  • Good time management and ability to prioritise workload quickly
  • Adaptable to change and able to integrate easily
  • Good attention to detail

Job Information

Job Reference: SW/JOB3063_1676028994
Salary From: £22000
Salary To: £27000
Job Industries: Purchasing and Procurement
Job Locations: Oldbury, West Midlands
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Purchasing

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