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Purchasing Team Leader

  • £30000 - £38000 per annum
  • Ashford, Kent
  • Huntress

Purchasing Team Leader


Salary £30k to £38k DOE

We are currently recruiting an excellent opportunity for a Purchasing Team Leader for our client based in the Ashford area. The business is going through a consistent growth period and therefore this a great opportunity to part of a forward thinking business

The successful candidate will have demonstrable working experience in a purchasing, buying or supply chain based position and be an experienced people manager. The role is for someone able to support, lead and develop the team focus as well taking on a hands on purchasing role;

Duties will include;

* Conduct regular reviews arranged with each employee to develop their personal goals, targets and training needs.

* Set KPI's for the team around operational efficiency for the department and ensuring these are monitored, tracked and achieved.

* Manage daily queries from Sales Department, e.g., stock questions, lead time inquiries, strategy needs, etc.

* Support and monitor non-stock activity in relation to secondary buying and margin enhancement, assisting with large inquiries and working with the non-stock team towards their and the Sales Department targets.

* Regular analysis on missed opportunities, target analysis and training requirements in conjunction with Sales.

* Foster a closer relationship between Sales and Purchasing Management to provide accurate stock forecasts by anticipating upcoming sales requirements from projects/leads/etc.

* Manage late shipment queries and work between Operations and Sales to resolve problems and provide solutions.

* Supplier relationship management through regular communication, stock profile monitoring, OTIF tracking, etc.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

  • Advertiser: Agency
  • Posted on: 21/11/2020 16:44
  • Reference: CJM4433