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Material Controller (Purchasing Department), Ambient Food

Material Controller (Purchasing Department) £22,000 - £25,000 East Anglia / East Midlands Ambient Food An exciting chance to join an innovative and progressive business who are experiencing fast expansion.
THE ROLE The main purpose of the role was to ensure all materials are delivered in time, in full and in the most efficient way meeting the demands of the production plan The key day-to-day tasks of the Material Controller include:
? Placing purchase orders in line with the demands of the production plan/forecast, ensuring delivery 10 working days prior to production ? Ensure that purchase orders are confirmed and that delivery dates & quantities are accurately reflected on MIS ? Manage the expectations of the planning, production and warehouse teams with regards to delivery of materials ? Minimise waste and cost to the business through proactive management of redundant and at-risk materials ? Efficiently manager material stock holding with a view to improving cash-flow & alleviating any storage capacity issues THE CANDIDATE Key attributes of the Material Controller include:
? Experience of a similar role within manufacturing ? Background within supply chain / purchasing ? Holder if CIPS highly beneficial ? exemplary conversational and communication skills both verbal and written The role was based in East Anglia / East Midlands and was paying up to £22,000 - £25,000 depending on experience.
Please note this job for Material Controller (Purchasing Department), Ambient Food was advertised some time ago and is now withdrawn.
1. They offer a demanding but rewarding work environment and career progression was on offer for the right candidate.
2. If you do not match the criteria specified above then refrain from applying for this role as the employee will not meet our client`s specific requirements. Many opportunities within the organisation. If you have not been contacted by b3 jobs within the next 7 days, we unfortunately will not be progressing with your application on this occasion.
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18/10 - Purchasing Manager    Location: Hertfordshire East Anglia Jobs

Key points: My Client is a market leading distributor of expert electronic products with a niche market position.The Supply Chain Manager is seeking a Buyer to be working with the Head Office team and take responsibility for the procurement of all materials, productsand services. This will involve purchasing from approved suppliers and sourcing and negotiating with potential new suppliers.Your aim will be to introduce practices and policies that will reduce where possible both risk and cost to the business whilst ensuring the company delivers it commitments to it's customers.Main responsibilities include - Negotiating commercial terms and drive commercial improvements Host supplier performance review meetings Manage one-off suppliers and adversarial relationships findand drive process improvements Carry out Competitive Tenders and manage small to medium sourcing projects Establish and keepsuccessful relationships with suppliers Participate in development of the company purchasing strategy for materials and support services Development and manage the supplier database with product info, price, etc. Conduct negotiations with suppliers to achieve best commercial terms Facilitate the phasing out of old parts from production / assembly and the creation of new parts Develop new supplier relationships to growsupply base Implement price changes and track tooling cost Ensure purchase orders are approvedThe person we are seeking to employ and looking for will ideally have the following -Excellent interpersonal skill and personal driveExperience in a parts / materials buying roleKnowledge or exposure to manufacturing environmentsA highly supportive and flexible attitude to team workA willingness to learn and progressReed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment organisationand employment business ..........

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20/10 - Purchasing / Buyer Account Manager    Location: East Anglia Hertfordshire Berkhamsted ... Jobs

Key points: The prospective employer is a high quality, long established leader within Electronics and Lighting. They require a Purchasing Account Manager or Buyer to help in their busy Procurement department. As a Buyer the key purpose of the vacancy is to help the materials requirements and procurement for the client s lighting manufacturing process. This includes the skillto read technical drawings. This will also include assessment of technical and commercial requirements, supplier sourcing, competitive tendering and purchase order management to make sure on-time supply within budgets. Supplier Performance Management will be key to the vacancy, as will Prioritisation skills. Skills Needed: Manufacturing procurement experience (including reading technical drawings, engineering background preferred)Experience with Supplier KPI s, including OTIF and QA performance managementPPV/Cost down experience (including LTA s and matrix pricing)Spend management skills (including strong negotiation skills/experience)Advanced Excel skillsPrioritisation skills (jobseeker for this new vacancy must be able to prioritise a busy workload efficiently and meet business critical deadlines) Vacancy responsibilities: Direct & Indirect procurementPlanning of materials requirements to make sure timely deliveries and efficient materials controlCompetitive bidding, negotiation and quotation analysis, compliant with company policy and proceduresSupplier opinionselection management and developmentDaily expediting of material to satisfy production schedules and implementation of appropriate recovery plans. Shortage reporting and resolutionPurchase order management ensuring accurate system data and an successful purchase-to-pay processCost estimating in support of bid teamsProcurement support to the facilities managers and management personnelDelivery and reporting of cost-savings in support of company objectivesComply with Company policies and procedures Person Specification: Diploma / Degree qualified preferred or equivalent practical experienceCIPS preferred or currently studying for CIPSProven experience within manufacturing industriesAn excellent understanding of technical drawings, design intent and manufacturing processesExperience of indirect procurementProject management skills, able to plan and deliver to tight deadlinesProficient use of MS applications with good understanding of MRP and other planning systems (SAP preferred)Skilled in negotiationExcellent organisational skills and capable of managing own timeGood oral and written conversation discuss issues and skillto positively interact'Lateral thinker - someone who can find solutions for problems and 'think outside the box ..........

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30/09 - Planning and Purchasing Manager    Location: Luton East Anglia Bedfordshire ... Jobs

Key points: Purchasing and Planning Manager

Remuneration is £35, 000

Job offer is situated in Luton Bedfordshire

A Large Food and Drink manufacturer are employing a Purchasing and Planning manager on a.contract basis to cover a 12 month Maternity leave. As the Purchasing and Planning Manager Your job duties will include being responsible for Sourcing Coffee and Packaging Materials and for ensuring that the stock quality matches the standards agreed in advance with the Technical Dept. The continuous review of stock purchased to make sure all stocks supplied meet the agreed quality standards and are priced competitively. The Candidate will be working in close partnership with the Commercial Manager to develop buying knowledge to allow the development of the following controls: To plan future product stocks to meet budgeted/planned production requirements.

The Candidate will need for this role:

A lot of experience with SAP Software
earlier work experience working in Procurement

Commutable from: Bedford Dunstable, Hemel Hempstead Watford Aylesbury

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For further details, contact Joe McAuliffe on

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As a registered jobseeker for this new vacancy with Pioneer Selection Ltd you automatically become qualified for our referral scheme.

The Candidate will receive £250 for every jobseeker for this new vacancy we place in permanent employment who has been recommended by you. Terms and Conditions apply see our website for further details £35000/annum ..........

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24/10 - Purchasing Assistant    Location: East Anglia Huntingdonshire Cambridgeshire Huntingdon ... Jobs

Key points: Purchasing AssistantThis job offer :Reporting directly to the Group Purchasing Manager this role requires you to obtain supplier quotations from the marketplace to help our Sales teams and the Back to Back trading business in addition to also providing the Purchasing team with support for the day to day administration.This role will be working within a close and enterprising team and have a keen interest in progress within the purchasing function. This is a sensational opportunity for the right applicant. Full training and support will be provided for the successful applicant.Vacancy responsibilities:Source quotations from an existing established supplier databaseProvide the internal sales teams with quick and accurate pricing dataSource new potential suppliersUpdate the supplier database on an ongoing basisScanning Purchasing documentation to the central serverRaising purchase orders within the company stock system and communicating these to the supplier baseChecking supplier acknowledgementsProgressing orders with suppliersCommunicating supplier updates to the sales teamProvide administration support to the teamPerson Specification:A good knowledge of Microsoft packageGood negotiation skills or drive to gain these skillsGood administration skillsexemplary conversational and conversation discuss issues and skillto positively interactHave the skillto manage their own workloadDrive and enthusiasm to progressThe skillto work as part of a enterprising teamHours and Pay:Weekdays 9 am to 5.30 pm21 days' holiday + 8 bank holidaysPensionFree Parking£17, 000 per yearThe Company:The prospective employer supply high-performance equipment to high technology industries in the UK and Europe. a motivating and challenging job opportunity for a Purchasing Assistant located in Huntingdon is now offered due to the growth of the business. The employer is seeking an individual who has the right attitude to be working within a fast past environment..This job was initially submitted as ..........

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17/10 - Planning and Purchasing Manager Maternity Cover    Location: East Anglia Cambridgeshire Cambridge ... Jobs

Key points: Planning and Purchasing Manager - Maternity Cover - agreementPosition

Based in Cambridge

Salary DOE

Company Overview This is for a privately owned award winning, self-adhesive label manufacturer. A team of 70 + people and a turnover currently of c10m. The business has traded for over Thirty years and is passionate about the product it makes. They have an impressive customer base divided between brands and agreementmanufacturers in many industries all demanding the very best quality of packaging.

Job Purpose

To cover Maternity Leave for the existing Planning and Purchasing Manager this role will involve the successful planning and management of the flow of customer orders through the business, liaising with both internal departments and suppliers to make sure we achieve 100% OTIF delivery to our customers. To take responsibility for the purchasing of materials and negotiating with suppliers.

Person Profile

The ideal jobseeker for this new vacancy will thrive in a pressurised environment excelling at being able to balance ever-changing work demands, schedules and loads. They will have exemplary conversational and conversation discuss issues and skillto positively interact with the skillto negotiate and problem solve with the team but still be able to work autonomously. This role requires someone who is able to take a methodical but flexible approach whilst always being aware of the company goals.

As a company, we are currently investing in technology to help the business strategy with the introduction of a new MIS system, the successful jobseeker for this new vacancy will need to be able to pick up and learn new systems efficiently.

Primary Duties and Vacancy responsibilities

1 Plans and prepares production schedules.
2 Ensuring collaboration between different staff in different departments.
3 Liaising with Account Managers to discuss setbacks in time or processes.
4 Draws up master schedules to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders.
5 Highlight the possibility of future demand exceeding capacity and recommend appropriate actions.
6 Troubleshoots problems that occur during production including staff shortages and machinery malfunctions.
7 Organises project paperwork, including purchase orders and maintains records.
8 Management of supply chain.
9 Monitors production and raw material costs.
Ten To work within the remit of ISO9001.

Skills & Experience Required for this Position

1 Good standard of education - ideally to degree or HND level, or equivalent experience within the print & packaging industry or a very similar manufacturing environment.
2 Numerical and Verbal reasoning and commercial awareness.
3 An able to discuss and communicate at all levels.
4 Appreciation ..........

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24/10 - Purchasing Manager    Location: East Anglia South East Hertfordshire ... Jobs

Key points: Purchasing Manager is necessary for an established lighting manufacturer located in Hertfordshire area, knowledge of the lighting or engineering industry would be advantageous.This management role would suit a talented and knowledgable operations, senior buyer or purchasing manager that has proven experience with the purchasing of components from the far east whilst working closely with production departments. The Purchasing Manager will be tasked with the management of suppliers, developing purchasing strategies as well as the planning, coordination and control of the assembly processes ensuring the products are produced efficiently, on time and on budget as well as meeting quality standardsAs the vacancy is working within the lighting industry any earlier work experience dealing with suppliers of CNC, metal working, die-casting or aluminium extrusions would be extremely advantageous. Purchasing Manager Position OverviewContract Negotiation and Supplier ManagementLiaise and support the Sales teamNegotiate final price of supplier's quotesEnsuring suppliers meet ISO standardsHelping to source alternative components for customersRegularly contacting suppliers to renegotiate prices Purchasing Manager Position RequirementsExperience as a Buyer or Purchasing ManagerPurchasing experience of components from the far eastKnowledge of the lighting sectorKnowledge in MS Office, Word Excel and Purchasing/MRP/ERP related business systems.Working closing with various departments ensuring excellent supplier management and agreementnegotiation and responsible for annual spend of circa £2m. Purchasing Manager Position Remuneration Starting Salary of £35 - 40K. Pension Twenty Five Days + Bank Holidays Join us on Twitter Facebook or LinkedIn - Search Bennett and Game Recruitment. Bennett and Game Recruitment are acting as a Recruitment organisationin relation to this vacancy.This job was initially submitted as ..........

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18/10 - Purchasing Administrator    Location: East Anglia Cambridgeshire Cambridge ... Jobs

Key points: Job Title: Purchasing Administrator Job ID: 04119 Job offer is situated in Cambridge Job Type: Permanent Remuneration is £22-25k Industry: Software Company: A Global Software Organisation are looking to bring in a Purchasing Administrator to be working with their growing team located in Cambridge. The role will coordinate and managevarious administrative tasks within IT including procurement handling, handlings of agreements with vendors and resellers, compiling data and supporting the IT Operations daily. Dimensions: give administrative support in IT operations in Europe including full life cycle of IT equipment and assiting in the support of IT requirements for leavers and joiners process.Ensure that timely notifications are provided in the timeline critical operational processesAble to escalate any gaps in data or controls that are found during execution of certain tasks. Key Vacancy responsibilities: Requisitions and Procurement - Play a key role in ensuring operational smoothness in raising internal requisitions and external procurement engagements. This might include liasing with users and vendors to gather and listthe necessary information (e.g. quotations from multiple vendors) for stock orders, hardware, despatching consumables.Invoices - Ensure timely and accurate dealing with of all IT invoices and are entered in our procurement system. Report or escalate if there are gaps in the information or data to the relevant managers to make sure the information isn t lost and processed accurately.Cost Monitoring and Control - Report and checkon certain costs (items like telephony and mobile costs) to make sure that any major variances are escalated to be dealt with. Ensure that renewals can be executed with ample time.Policies and Procedures - follow group and company policies as well as review and recommend improvements to operational procedures that occur in the course of the work. Relationships - keepand develop vendor/user relationships to make sure that there is continous engagement during the course of the work. Required skills and experience: Windows Operating Systems Platforms - General familiarity on using Windows OSSoftware Packages - General familiarity on using Office applications o Proficient in using Excel Customer service excellenceTasks to a high standardQuality first communications Knowledge for the following areas would be advantageous: Pivot Tables (Excel)Software Compliance processesProcurement/Buying processes If this sounds like a good match, then get in touch ASAP as interviews are taking place immediately. ..........

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14/10 - Purchasing Manager    Location: East Anglia Colchester Essex Jobs

Key points: Reed Procurement and Supply Chain are excited to be working exclusively with a unique wholesale organisation located in Essex who prides themselves on delivering quality and performance to their clients/customers.The job opportunity is for a Purchasing Manager to work alongside a Financial Director and Managing Director. The successful jobseeker for this new vacancy will need to have ERP and supplier management knowledge alongside the skillof creating a new Supply Chain function to improve delivery time across multiple sites. The job will also require strong negotiation skill to agree new PSL/SLA with current and new suppliers to reduce pend and to increase quality. This job is a great job for a enterprising and driven jobseeker for this new vacancy who is seeking an opportunity to be working with an organisation that can offer career progression great working atmosphere, a generous pay and outstanding company benefits such as pension holiday and health care.So if you feel you have the relevant ERP, supplier management, supply chain experience and you are seeking to employ and looking for a new job that will offer all the above then send me an updated CV Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment organisationand employment business ..........

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24/10 - Purchasing Assistant/Buyer    Location: East Anglia South East Essex Jobs

Key points: Inside Out Purchasing and Supply has been engaged by our Essex based client to recruit for a Purchasing Assistant/Buyer.To give administrative support to all functions within the Purchasing department, improving the efficiency in the key areas of procurement working with and maintaining relationships with Suppliers..Skills.Excellent skillto prioritise tasks and manage own time. Clear attention to detail. Can present clear concise data both written and verbally. Is proactive in approach to engagement with external parties. Communicates relevant and accurate information when asked. Is pro-active in approach to process efficiencies and improvements skillto problem solve Excellent skillto prioritise tasks and manage own time. Clear attention to detail. Can present clear concise data both written and verbally. Is proactive in approach to engagement with external parties. Communicates relevant and accurate information when asked. skillto problem solve.required.Must have practical knowledge of working within a Purchasing Dept using an MRP/ERP system Educated to A level Good command of English Excellent IT skills.This job was initially submitted as ..........

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27/11 * - Purchasing Administrator    Location: Suffolk Jobs

Key points: An established and leading company based in the Suffolk area is seeking to appoint a Administrator to join their existing team. The position will be customer focused, supporting the Supply Chain and Logistics side of the business. Vacancy responsibilities of the Administrator will include: - Answering telephone calls - Taking initial calls from Suppliers and producing quotations - Responding to requests for purchasing and orders - Following up on logistics enquiries - Liaising with potential new suppliers to reduce costs - Working to ISO9001 quality standards - Processing orders and data input - Looking at cost reductions and controlling costs - Focusing on the logistics of products and on time deliveries -Experience of Excel, Word and Outlook Candidates should have a strong customer service background and the skillto build solid business relationships. Applicants should be confident communicating in a business focused environment and possess good organisation and administration skills. This is a great opportunity to join an established team as part of a highly successful organisation. The role is full time, permanent and offers an attractive salary based on experience within in a similar role. nonetheless the key to this role is finding the right individual so if you have a background in administration or supply chain and feel this is the role for you - do apply. Full product training will be given ..........

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18/10 - Buyer    Location: East Anglia Cambridgeshire Jobs

Key points: Reporting to the Category Head of Procurement this role will assist in the implementation of sourcing strategies across Group for packaging categories and indirect productsand services, with a view to delivering cost successful procurement and contracting whilst meeting the business needs. In addition this role will take responsibility for the day to day procurement activities for one of the Hain Daniels UK manufacturing sites. Key Accountabilities: - Coordinate category procurement activities with Group sites to facilitate the implementation of successful sourcing strategies- Develop a detailed understanding of category requirements and sources of supply to make sure quality and pricing requirements are achieved- Negotiate supply contracts in line with Group terms and conditions and within established standard costs- checkthe cost and performance of preferred suppliers to make sure acceptable quality is maintained at best value- Investigate and recommend cost saving proposals including alternative sourcing, product re-engineering and substitution- Support the innovation contribution from suppliers in terms of new products- Facilitate good working relationships with suppliers and internal customers- Resolve invoice pricing queries- Complete product costings What you'll need for the vacancy: - Excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills- Strong written and verbal conversation discuss issues and skillto positively interact- Excellent Stakeholder engagement skills- IT Literact, Word Excel Powerpoint- Understand fundamental procurement processes- Excellent analytical skills- Flexibility to managechanging conditions- skillto work independently- Regular travel is necessary between sites- Experience in packaging and/ or indirect based procurement role preferred Why join us? At Hain Daniels we ve developed a real recipe for success: we create tasty food and drinks with goodness at their mainand work with some incredible brands whose ethos is the same as ours. At the mainof everything we do are our people: without them, we simply wouldn t be a market-leading food and drink expert. The typical Hain Daniels employee is friendly, hard-working and passionate about what they do. And by showing such commitment to us, we reward our team members with a lovely place to work and the chance to achieve their potential with plenty of opportunities for personal development. We offer generous pay and a genuine opportunity to help the business grow. ..........

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24/10 - Buyer/Planner    Location: East Anglia South East Maldon Essex ... Jobs

Key points: Role: Purchasing Assistant/Buyer Remuneration is £22, 000 - £24, 000 per yearType: Permanent Job offer is situated in Near Purleigh The employer specialises in the design and manufacture of climate control equipment. They are seeking a Purchasing Assistant/Buyer to be working with their enterprising team based near Purleigh as they continue to lead innovation within their industry. The Purchasing Assistant/Buyer will ideally have the following attributes:Demonstrate knowledge of procurement systems and processesprevious work experience in a purchasing/planning role requiredprevious work experience in a manufacturing environment preferredUnderstands confidentiality and working with commercially sensitive information i.e. patent information product costs and marketing plansStrong computer skills and proficient in Microsoft OfficeExcellent interpersonal skills and skillto successfully communicate at all levelsStrong organisational and time management skillsAbility to work independently and be flexible/adaptable The Purchasing Assistant/Buyer role will involve:Purchasing keeping in mind due dates, availability and capacity of production items whilst raising purchase ordersLiaising with the engineering department to obtain technical details/drawings to assist supplier quotingOrdering samples and expedite their delivery for internal approvalManaging the supplier's performance - services/quality provided providing OTD, PPV, Quality metricsMeeting with suppliers quarterly to discuss best practice/performance issuesResolving issues regarding delivery, shipping and customs.Controlling material levels within limitations of inventoryWork with the planning department to make sure deliveries are to scheduleEstablish and keepsystem parameters, e.g. reorder point control, safety stocks for products to achieve quoted market lead time Benefits PackagePensionHoliday PackageHealthcarePremier are acting as an employment agency.This job was initially submitted as ..........

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