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Estimating & Procurement Executive

Location Aylesford
Salary 26000
Job Type Permanent
Date Added 03/11/2018

Job Description

 

Offset Print & Packaging’s commitment to a high standard of technical knowledge and cost effectiveness has brought about the creation of a role of Estimating & Procurement Executive.  

The role will focus on providing a high level of technical expertise and competency within all areas of production and operations based administration. There will also be an involvement with the ‘Customer Service` team to ensure flexibility/cover across the internal sales/production.

The successful applicant will have experience within a production based administrative role in addition to possessing a keen eye for detail and cost reduction opportunities.

 

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Receiving enquiries from the Customer Service Executives and other internal personnel and creating estimates for potential jobs and tenders.

  • Raising official Works Orders for production jobs using Filemaker and Shuttleworth systems.

  • Sourcing and Raising of Purchase Orders for any Materials, Consumables, Items and Services required for production jobs

  • Internal liaison with our sales, QA, logistics, production, planning and finance departments to collate requisite job information

  • •             Managing all necessary logistics and warehousing for work in progress.

  • Input, record, and update job data and associated information onto the Filemaker and Shuttleworth systems and generate any reports deemed necessary.

  • Raise Purchase Orders for site consumables and miscellaneous items.

  • Raise Purchase Orders for all maintenance parts, engineer visits and periodic service agreements.

  • Raw Material and Consumable Stock Management.

  • Process Purchase Ledger Invoices for Approval.

  • Stock Control and Replenishment of Office Stationary Supplies and Production Staff uniforms.

  • To establish a working relationship with designated suppliers and business contacts.

  • To implement and monitor supplier performance levels through KPIs and other means

  • Communicating and co-ordinating with suppliers via email/in writing and phone in a clear, concise and professional manner.The role will include internal and off-site supplier meetings.

  • Actively participating in and contribute towards continuous individual development and team targets.

  • Other duties deemed necessary to ensure smooth running of the technical order processing department including internal meetings

     

    Skills and Attributes: 

  • Being able to work in a team

  • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks and work under strict timescales

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure

  • Ability and willingness to share knowledge and skills with other members of the team

  • Previous experience of working within a technical field, ideally purchasing and estimating

  • Confident and enthusiastic with a desire to learn and develop through continuous training

  • Good communication skills both verbal and written

  • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills

  • Ability to build relationships with the suppliers whilst achieving business targets

  • Good understanding of Gross Profit and margins

  • Experience of working within the packaging/greeting cards sector would be advantageous

  • Fully conversant with Microsoft Office

  • Organised, methodical and logical approach to work

  • Able to show a high degree of initiative and flexibility

  • Willingness to learn negotiation techniques and practices for day to day supplier interaction

     

    Benefits for the Estimating & Procurement Executive include:

  • Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm with ½ hour lunch (option for 1 hour lunch with finish at 5:30pm).Some additional hours/travelling as required.

  • Salary commensurate with experience.

  • 25 days holiday.


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Company Summary - Offset Print & Packaging

Offset Print & Packaging operate from a state-of-the-art 93,000 square foot manufacturing facility conveniently located in Kent. With over 4 decades of expertise we are pioneers in quality print and packaging. We employ over 70 dedicated staff across Design, Manufacturing, Warehousing, Account Services and Management departments to service customers across the UK and Europe.

 

 


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