Purchasing Specialist

29 May 2024
3200 - 3800 / month
Application ends: 18 May 2026
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Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity to join a fantastic company, on a growth trajectory and with offices in Rotterdam, Paris, Milan and Barcelona.  Our client  is a leading manufacturer and supplier of high-end, innovative products to (predominantly) the fashion industry.

For the European HQ we are seeking a motivated Purchasing Specialist join the team!

Are you the person we are looking for?

Key Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with suppliers to obtain product or service information such as cost, lead times, availability of stock and delivery schedules;
  • Process purchase requisitions into purchase orders (POs) for goods and services in ERP system;
  • Follow up on POs to ensure shipment by specific dates; create logistics records and update data as shipment progresses;
  • Obtain pickup details from suppliers and coordinate with internal teams
  • Receive inbound orders into the zone Distribution Centers through ERP system
  • Communicate with suppliers on invoice issues;
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with new and existing suppliers;
  • Prepare various reports related to PO processing, missing or short shipments, and supplier performance;
  • Monitor supplier raw materials, work in process and/or finished goods to identify potential issues in supply chain;
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with new and existing suppliers

Skills and Experience required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field;
  • 3+ years of experience in a related role is required;
  • Experience managing large volumes of data entry;
  • Experience with purchasing and vendor relationships;
  • Preference for French or Italian speaking candidates;
  • ERP software experience preferred;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel, is required;