Procurement Administrator (temp to perm)
Excel, Purchasing Administrator, Graduate, Procurement, Hampshire, Southampton, CIPS, Sourcing, Negotiation
Your new company
This company are a market leader in the retail sector and have a large procurement team consisting of several categories. The organisation have a product range of 40,000 across nearly 300 stores. Their procurement staff are an integral part of the business and have to adopt the most innovative sourcing methods to obtain quality and sustainability across their goods.
Set in modern offices, this dynamic and forward thinking business offer fantastic opportunities to develop into a procurement expert and offer experience to mange suppliers from the get go and make the role your own.
Your new role
This position will sit in a team of 8 and report directly to the Product Sourcing Manager. Under guidance from the Assistant Product Sourcing Manager the successful candidate will liaise directly with suppliers to obtain samples and check quotes, artwork and packaging to ensure that the group standards are met.
The role is Excel and admin heavy with some negotiation with suppliers on delivery dates for products. The goal is to create a better and more flexible supply chain for a wide catalogue of products whilst adhering to cost targets and important quality principles.
What you'll need to succeed
- Extensive administration background (Intermediate level Excel essential)
- Attention to detail
- Ability to project manage
- Negotiation skills
- Check product samples, quotes, artwork and packaging to ensure that customer requirements are met
- Ensure project delivery with satisfactory quality requirements and on-time shipment
- Source and develop new products and vendors as directed by the Product Sourcing Manager, ensuring brief requirements are met
What you'll get in return
:- Competitive Salary, Pension, Holiday entitlement and a number of other benefits.
What you need to do now
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