Purchasing planner

Ref No. BHN517506
Salary £12 - £17/hour
Location Southampton, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (4 months )
Job Status Open


Our client have the opportunity for a Purchasing planner to join their team in Southampton on an initial contract.


Purchasing Planner

The Job

Our client have the opportunity for a Purchasing and supply chain planner to join their team in Southampton.


The purchasing planners will execute activities to support the delivery of Cash, Cost, Service, by working with factories & suppliers to help achieve the KPI's

What are the key objectives and expectations from this role?

  • Responsible for executing the firm orders within lead-time for suppliers whilst maintaining target inventory levels and optimal supplier price.
  • Responsible for monitoring, actioning and resolving suppliers' exceptions
  • Responsible for aligning purchase orders in the firm zone
  • Responsible for collaborating with the master planner (or SNP) and suppliers on purchase orders within lead-time.
  • Responsible for monitoring and actioning inventory at risk of obsolesce
  • Responsible to implement the phasing in and out of new/old materials as part of a controlled process (achieving agreed deadlines with minimum cost).
  • Responsible for the purchasing, sourcing and transactional master data
  • Responsible for sharing forecast with suppliers


  • Working experience across either; Procurement, supply chain, planning or Logistics
  • Manufacturing & Commercial experience would be an advantage
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good Supply Chain or Purchasing knowledge
  • Experience with ERP / Planning systems is desirable

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