Title: Purchasing Clerk – Manufacturing,
Gross Salary: Competitive,
Our client is a manufacturer of Detergents and Beauty Products. The seek to hire an efficient Purchasing Clerk with a high level of attention to detail who will be responsible for managing all the local procurement and inventory of the company.
Evaluate current and new suppliers to determine optimal setup for supply contracts, taking into account costs, delivery times, product quality and available inventory
Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies
Prepare and issue local purchasing orders to suppliers
Negotiate credit terms with suppliers
Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve the effectiveness
Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
Perform cost and scenario analysis and benchmarking
Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
Determine the quantity and timing of deliveries
Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand and maintain buffer stock at all times.
Maintain supplier database, purchase records, and related documentation
Maintain warranty record for all the purchased items
Coordinate and work with the store manager for all inventory related matters
Skills & Qualifications
Degree in Degree in Procurement, CIPS, Purchasing and Supplies
Minimum of 3 years of experience as a purchasing officer.
Excellent negotiating abilities
Strong interpersonal skills and decision-making ability
Solid understanding of supply chain concepts and supplier analysis methods