Purchasing Controller

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    Bedford, Bedfordshire

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    Shannon Wade

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    about 1 year ago

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Purchasing Controller - 76555WD
Cranfield, Bedfordshire

A Purchasing Controller is required with good Excel and Access skills and experience of working within an automotive / purchasing environment for a new contract role.

This Automotive Company based in Milton Keynes requires a Purchasing Controller to ensure Reporting, Analysis and Management of Supplier Performance information is accurately completed to European and Global schedules.

The Purchasing Controller will be involved with duties such as:

  • Analyse complex data, resolve queries and make decisions (within policy guidelines) with minimal supervision
  • Analyse data from multiple internal Excel sources to identify and correct errors
  • Collate and Summarise large raw data files in Excel into summary data to enable conversion into management reports
  • Responsible for the maintenance, update and communication (internally and externally) of supply Quality KPI's while maintaining systems integrity with colleagues.
  • Use Access to carry out non-standard analysis of data to identify trends and correlations between data sets

The Purchasing Controller should have the following skills or experience:

  • Experience of manipulating large Excel data files using excel and Access to produce summarised reports
  • Good Excel and Access skills, ideally with experience of automating Excel tasks.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, in English, and able to confidently communicate with multinational teams using various communication tools. such as Skype.
  • A high level of self motivation as well as the ability to motivate others
  • Good team working skills
  • Experience of working within an automotive / purchasing environment is desirable.
  • Confident, proactive and determined, with ability to work under pressure.
  • Educated to degree level or an equivalent combination of experience and qualification, in an engineering or technical/commercial discipline

If you have any questions about the Purchasing Controller role or would like to apply, please contact Shannon Wade at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889262

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