This successful clothing supplier is seeking a Purchasing Manager to take responsibility for purchasing and inventory control.
The position is based at the company’s office in central Scotland with remote working when required and is one that offers career scope .
Responsibilities of the Purchasing Manager will include:
Regular analysis of inventory levels and providing forecasts.
The planning and scheduling of production to maintain stock levels.
Working closely with the different departments and ensuring weekly update information on stock levels; forthcoming requirements and changes .
Confirmation of replenishment requirements.
Creating purchase orders by SKU with the allocated supply partner
Maintaining data and ensuring accurate information is available across to the senior management team and all internal departments and for the customers.
Managing delivery schedules and working closely with the suppliers within the different countries and with the UK and European Warehouses
Preparation of monthly reports, forecasts and demand.
Multi-tasking and achieving agreed time frames
The Person Sought:
Your experience will need to have included purchasing product and managing stock. You may currently be operating as a Purchase Manager or a Buyer or a Retail Merchandiser/Allocator or as a Production Manager . Apparel experience will be ideal but is not essential .
What is essential is a methodical and analytical approach along with excellent IT and numerical skills and the ability to manage your time effectively.
We are looking for someone with good verbal and written communication skills who is used to building strong business relationships.
The position is office based , with remote working when required .
The position is open to candidates who have the right to live and work within the UK.