Liaise with internal teams and our suppliers on any customer-focused, quality, delivery or invoice queries, supporting the team’s objective to reduce the volume of these queries.
Support the Buyers with PO placement in-line with projected forecasts for selected suppliers where required.
To support the Procurement team in collating relevant information, preparing documentation, running and distribution of relevant management reports.
To support the direct ship team updating the system with information provided by suppliers.
Management of the creation of CON code orders for the TTS brand
Support the team with customer requests for product information other than that held in the system such as EAN and UNSPSC codes.
Will take responsibility for the information required for item maintenance and product database support as necessary to include regular MOQ, EOQ and lead-time reviews.
Will take responsibility for collating information from suppliers for new product introduction, obtaining the relevant samples and test certification where required. This will also require the set-up of new product in the system, managing through to ready-to-order status.
Distribution of all supplier communications including pricing requests, schedules of goods and any other in year requests or updates.
To deliver overall administrative support to the Procurement team.
Minimum Qualification and Experience
1-2 years of work experience in procurement. Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policy, and systems.
Hands on experience in procurement of goods on a global range.
Experienced in maintaining records of purchases, pricing, and other important data.
Experience in developing plans for purchasing equipment, services, and supplies.
Worked in an MNC.
Experience of working with suppliers both in the UK and globally.
Excellent communication and influencing skills, with the ability to work closely with suppliers and internal colleagues.
Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
Previous use of Excel and Office as well as ERP systems.
Accurate, thorough and methodical with good analytical skills
Ability to negotiate, establish, and administer contracts.
Excellent administrative experience
Capable of managing conflicting priorities and able to organize workload as required.
A completer finisher who is self-motivated and has excellent interpersonal skills.