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Purchasing Assistant


San Juan or Santa Cruz or El Socorro, North Central Permanent Full Time Posted On 11.24.2022 Expire On 12.23.2022 Employer

Description


This role is focused on the execution and analysis of the demand planning and procurement activities of the Food & Grocery Division as well as seeking to continuously improve the company’s procurement strategies and demand and supply network.
 
Major Responsibilities & Accountabilities:  
  • Prepares the Inventory Order Control or Material Requirement Planning report for review by the Brand Managers/ Marketing Manager and Divisional Director and prepares and submits the approved purchase orders to suppliers.
  • Ensures all purchase orders are submitted ahead of supplier deadlines and in line with Supply Chain Purchasing, Inventory & Supplier Policies
  • Cultivates mutually beneficial relationships with suppliers and references Service Level Agreements to ensure a high level of Supplier Delivery Performance
  • Prepares, analyze and verify reports for internal customers and suppliers to improve planning and performance throughout the supply chain.
  • Participates in troubleshooting system failures and tracking implementation of corrective actions to ensure continuous improvement
  • Participates in the determination and makes recommendations of Optimal Order quantities, incoterms and timing of orders 
  • Monitors & reports on Supplier Delivery Performance (OTIF)
  • Monitors inventory levels and reports anomalies and possible supply disruptions to the Marketing Manager and other relevant stakeholders in the Division.
  • Participates in the on-going effort of SKU rationalization and data cleansing
  • Produces and provides accurate procurement forecasts as required with necessary recommendations
  • Ensures the timely logging, expediting and tracking of open purchase orders and dissemination of weekly open-order status reports to the Marketing Manager
  • Proposes new initiatives that will help further optimize the efficiency and reliability of the supply chain 
Knowledge & Experience:
  • CIPS Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations (Level 3) or an Associate’s Degree in a similar field
  • Minimum two (2) years relevant working experience.
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Supply Chain experience in a FMCG environment would be considered an asset
  • Experience working with an ERP software would be an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications 
Key Competencies:
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; ability to break a problem into components and identify root causes and drivers; ability to determine best problem solving techniques.
  • Self-motivated, self-starter, capable of working within teams and in an autonomous environment; goal oriented with a customer-focused approach.
  • Ability to work with and influence a variety of associates at varying levels of responsibility and functional expertise.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills, including report writing and presentation creation.

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A.S. Bryden & Sons (Trinidad) Ltd
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Job ID:

94972

Title:

Purchasing Assistant

Location:

San Juan or Santa Cruz or El Socorro, North Central

Category:

Purchasing-Procurement, Supply Chain

Salary:

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Employment Type:

Permanent Full Time

Posted:

11.24.2022


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Job Requirements


Knowledge & Experience:
  • CIPS Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations (Level 3) or an Associate’s Degree in a similar field
  • Minimum two (2) years relevant working experience.
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Supply Chain experience in a FMCG environment would be considered an asset
  • Experience working with an ERP software would be an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications 

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