Purchasing Analyst – Ideal Bathrooms
Part of Saint Gobain WINNERS ofTOP GLOBAL EMPLOYER 2017!
Purpose of the role
To ensure the Purchasing department provide the highest possible standard of service thereby contributing to company sales and profits.This is achieved through maintaining the system with accuracy of price files, volumetric information and product data, plus new product creation.
You will also be responsible for purchasing, ensuring we have the right stock, in the right place, at the right time, in the right quantities and at the right price.
Ensure all price increases are thoroughly checked & updated on the system
Manage system data integrity: barcodes; lead times; weights; volumetrics
Complete the set-up of quarterly promotions
Set up all new products on the operating system
Review forecast exceptions in the order management tool to order and plan in deliveries; manipulate forecast data where appropriate to ensure strong availability
Plan and place orders using agreed supplier criteria such as MOQ’s and MOV’s
Ensuring purchase orders reflect the agreed purchase price, investigating any anomalies
Complete regular stock reviews & arrange annual/quarterly stock cleanses with suppliersLiaise with operations manager and warehouse managers on deliveries
Excellent communication skills; verbal, written, presentation
Ability to prioritise work loads
Meticulous and methodical
PC literate – advanced Excel skills is compulsory
Ability to meet strict deadlines
Ability to forecast expected sales, using this to place stock orders
31 days holiday (including bank holidays).
Working for a company who have won "TOP GLOBAL EMPLOYER 2017 & 2018".
A defined contribution pension scheme.
Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme (allowing up to 3 days holiday to be bought or sold).
As an employee you are automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme.
Staff discounts on high street and leisure activities and various other benefits.