Praca w Gdańsku i okolicach: Purchasing Supervisor / Buyer for automotive and industrial manufacture sector / Private label

We are a forward-thinking ambitious company who are well established and well known throughout the auto refinishing industry both in the UK and Europe.

We are currently looking for a full time Purchasing Supervisor to join our Purchasing team. This position is ideally suited for someone looking to progress their career within an ever-expanding company.

Purchasing Supervisor / Buyer for automotive and industrial manufacture sector / Private label

Work Location: remote role/hybrid

As a Purchasing Supervisor your duties will be:
  • Creation and updating of purchase orders.
  • Develop profitable purchasing strategies.
  • Dealing with general queries on product and pricing.
  • Administrative tasks required for the effective operation of the Purchasing Department.
  • Ensuring suppliers deliver to agreed timescales.
  • Managing replenishment levels in line with minimum stock levels to ensure efficient delivery of products to customers.
  • Liaising effectively with external suppliers and colleagues at all levels.
  • Manage existing accounts and potential new accounts to ensure best price and terms and conditions are achieved.
  • Identify and manage new supplier opportunities.
  • Assist Senior Management in the day to day running of the Purchasing Department making sure tasks are prioritised correctly and dealt with in a timely manner.
  • To assist the Company with excessive workloads and additional admin tasks on request.
  • Be a part of the private label manufacturing project and process (Experience in this sector would be an attribute).
The successful Purchasing Supervisor will have the following skills:
  • Ability to work to a high level of accuracy.
  • Have a flexible approach to a wide range of tasks.
  • Strong analytical mindset.
  • Must be pro-active with a ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • Ability to prioritise in a fast-paced environment.
  • Have outstanding organisational skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to communicate well with a variety of people at varying levels.
  • Ability to adapt to changing business needs.
  • Has a strong administrative background, ideally within a purchasing function.
  • Computer literate with a good level of Excel and Word.
  • Must have experience in managing a large volume of emails.
You will also be responsible for ensuring your KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) are met and are as follows:
  • Ensure stocks are purchased in a timely manner.
  • Manage price increases in order to minimise impact.
  • Manage on-time deliveries.
  • Reduce supplier base for non-critical products.
  • Forecast suppliers spending and identify any action required.
  • Meet with suppliers where necessary to discuss QCD performance.
  • Monday to Friday.
Supplemental pay types:
  • Bonus scheme.
  • Quarterly bonus.
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