Raw Material Planning and Purchasing

Department Global Purchasing

Salary Competitive

Closing Date Closed: 2017-04-24

Location Colombia - Cundinamarca

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Monitoring on a daily basis raw material
  • Ordering when required raw materials and fragrances from UK and other suppliers
  • Ensuring raw materials arrive on time and in full from suppliers and monitoring supplier performance
  • Ensuring the ERP system is kept up to date with correct and current estimated delivery times
  • Communicating estimated delivery times to the production and sales team
  • Coordinating importations with the transport companies and local authorities
  • Ensuring import freight costs are competitive for sea and air freight and constantly looking to improve the process and routes of supply.
  • Ensuring sufficient stock levels are maintained to meet customer requirements whilst maintaining budgeted stock levels and stock weeks
  • Negotiating prices of locally sourced materials
  • Manage and control the raw materials’ permits of controlled substances with the authority.
  • Responsible for purchasing consumables and control of them.

Skills & attributes required

  • Good standard of education
  • Advanced oral and written English and Spanish language
  • Experience in a Planning and Purchasing environment
  • Analysis skills
  • Negotiations skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work on their own and within a team globally
  • Good listener/Good attention to detail
  • Skilled in solving problems fast and effectively
  • Good IT skills – Microsoft Office, MRP system knowledge

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