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Buying & Warehouse Manager

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Contract Type:

Permanent

Location:

Essex

Details:

Buying & Warehouse Manager

Triconnex is a fast growing independent multi - utility connections provider to Blue-chip residential developers; providing a unique range of services enabling us to design, install and connect networks that bring electricity, gas, water and ultra fast fibre to developments across the South East and South West. Due to our continued growth and ambitious growth plans, we have an opportunity for a Buying & Warehouse Manager to join the team. We are looking for someone to manage and co-ordinate the buying team to control materials and equipment for the gas, water, electric and fibre operations teams and within the warehouse, in line with Company policy and procedures.

Key Responsibilities

üMonitor business trends and utilities product availability to pay the best price for company goods and services without sacrificing quality or delivery times
üIdentify and research potential new suppliers
üNurture relationships with suppliers to negotiate the best prices
üDevelop and implement procedures for procuring, storing, and distributing goods or services and maintaining stock levels
üManagement of warehouse and buying teams ensuring stock is successfully procured, processed, logged and distributed
üTo foster a well-trained and motivated team by mentoring, coaching and developing by conducting personal development reviews and regular one to one meetings
üOverall responsibility for ensuring machinery is maintained regularly, clean, safe and meeting regulations
üEnsure drivers are managed efficiently to maximise utilisation whilst adhering to working time directives and other relevant legislation
üLiaise and work closely with other departments, building strong working relationships
üTo prepare and provide key reports and KPI's for board information and management reporting

Knowledge

üIn depth knowledge of utilities materials and equipment
üStrong knowledge of utilities material suitability, availability and supplier base
üKnowledge and understanding of effective customer care processes and the effects on financial costs
üKnowledge and awareness of process improvement tools i.e. TIMWOOD and situational leadership to ensure continuous process improvement

Skills and Abilities

üStrong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise at various levels.
üAbility to work as a highly focused team to meet deadlines and to work with others to achieve shared goals
üSkilled in the successful management, supervision and development
üAbility to mentor direct reports
üAbility to work on own initiative with self-motivated approach
üAbility to investigate resolve or escalate issues/requirements
üGood time management and organisational skills
üAbility to build long lasting working relationships
Experience/Qualifications
üExperience within the utilities, residential services or construction sector
üProven experience within a similar role
üExperience of supervising and managing a buying/procurement team
üProven knowledge and experience of establishing and implementing systems, policies and procedures
üFlexible in approach to changing demands of business and working hours
üFull UK drivers' License

This is an opportunity to be part of our company who value their people and offers training and a focus on ongoing personal development. We offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, life assurance, pension scheme, child care vouchers and much more! If you feel you have the skills, please apply. Closing date 13th July 2018.

Contact Tel.:

01376320856