To manage supplier relationships and ensure stock availability in order to support sales, whilst ensuring slow moving inventory is not overstocked. Balancing the needs of the business and customer. Client Details My client is a large wholesale and distribution business with a defined proportion of the UK market share in their field. Description Negotiation and management of purchasing contracts, agreements and terms Supplier negotiation Responding to internal stock requests in a timely manner and in line with company strategy. Manage suppliers open order books Placing and managing POs Maintaining Auto-Order data, correct lead times, minimum stocks etc where appropriate Supplier reporting and forecasting Facilitating and tracking supplier rebates where appropriate Identifying, analysing and resolving critical shortages Preventing, identifying and resolving allocation issues Master data such as commodity codes, country of origin etc Delivery costs maintenance Supplier relationship manage...
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