Purchasing Controller

Recruiter
Undisclosed Company
Location
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Salary
£32500 - £35000 per annum
Posted
12 Oct 2016
Closes
26 Oct 2016
Ref
DL0847
Contact
Manpower UK
Sector
Purchasing
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
An opportunity has arisen for a Purchasing Controller, based in Washington. Reporting to the Purchasing Manager you will join a team providing detailed and accurate purchasing information to internal and external customers & suppliers.

Preferably you will have some exposure to the commercial aspects of business management and engineering knowledge.

Primary Responsibilities:

The post holders will be able to:
Develop supplier strategies
Source materials & components in line with supplier / component strategy
Manage the supply base to achieve QCDDM targets
Carry out benchmark activities
Provide purchasing information to the business management function to support bid activity
Analyse RFQ data
Meet target costs and cost reduction targets
Maintain conformance with business and engineering/manufacturing systems.
Provide management with accurate information regarding cost reduction targets
Communicate effectively across functions.

The ideal candidate will also have:

Experience within a similar role, preferably within an automotive industry
Good organisation and communicate skills
Excellent computer literacy in Microsoft Office
Knowledge of ERP/MRP or similar business system

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