purchase planning/supply chain specialist

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job details

posted
location
kocaeli
sector
Purchasing
reference number
6291

job description

We are looking for a Purchase Planning/Supply Chain Specialist for our global business partner which is operating in the chemical sector.

Position Overview
The Purchase Planning/Supply Chain Specialist reports to the Supply Chain Manager, responsible for managing all aspects of supply planning of materials by reviewing stock levels and matching sales requirements with material purchasing.
Job Description
Purchase planning of finished goods according to sales forecast and customer requirements.
Review and update the purchase plan, make amendments based on demand change.
Create purchase orders in the system and inform related plants accordingly.
Ensure on time availability of products to fulfill customer orders and on time shipments.
Build a clear communication with all stakeholders and inform related parties in case of delays,changes or potential risks.
Inventory management.
Report slow mover and obsolete materials, take actions to reduce inventory.
Review safety stocks and update periodically.
Organize inbound shipments from various company plants.
Optimize shipping costs.
Work closely with regional supply chain organization.
Prepare reports on weekly/monthly basis.

Improve purchase planning processes

qualification

University degree in Industrial Engineering or related field.
3-4 years’ experience in similar supply chain role.
Advanced oral and written communication skills in English is a must.
Experience with MS Office applications.
Highly disciplined and able to self-manage on a day to day basis.
Problem solving and analytical skills.
Responsive to change and adapts effectively to changing circumstances.
Can work under pressure and strict deadlines.
Knowledge of SAP.
Ability to travel if needed.
Willingness to work in an office environment.
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