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Purchase Ledger

  • Job reference: Fin28
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Corporate Services
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Job description: Service Care Finance are recruiting for one of our clients in the Manchester area. We are looking for a Purchaser to work a temp contract for 3 to 6 months.

Salary £19,000

The role is to support the existing purchasing function.

Job role
The main aspects of the role are to support
*Through the transition of a system change (to Sage)
*Through the implementation of MRP based ordering
*To develop and reduce lead-times of manufactured, bought in and imported items, both finished goods and raw materials
*To implement and manage a PPV (purchased price variance) project to continually improve costs
*To review all items and to manage long lead-time raws by
oDual sourcing
oStrategic stocks
oKanban arrangements
oJIT supply
oOutsourcing/Insourcing where applicable

*High level communication skills and an ability to liaise with internal customers and external suppliers & contractors in a professional manner
*Negotiation Skills, and ability to identify opportunities for cost savings
*Ability to identify and carry out cost down projects, dual sourcing and Kanban methods
*Financial skills including ability to manage within ethical framework, using financial data and able to
*Well-developed computer skills and ability to manage MPS/MRP systems
*Able to work as part of a team
*Ability to prepare reports
*Experience of working to internal customer deadlines
*Experience of general administration and time management
*Flexible in working arrangements
*Qualification in Purchasing or demonstration of similar valid experience

Desirable Requirements
*Ability to develop systems and procedures for continual service improvements
*Ability to develop performance measurement and set targets and goals to ensure continuous improvement, to develop and work with data and relevant KPI's
*Health and Safety legislation applicable to employees working for the department
*Microsoft software applications and especially high-end skills in MS Excel and Word
*General experience of purchasing in a manufacturing and warehouse operation, with particular experience of managing overseas purchasing arrangements

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