Purchase Ledger Controller

  • Location

    Exeter

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £22000 per annum, Benefits: Pension, hybrid working

  • Contact:

    Sarah Lane

  • Contact email:

    slane@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01392 423 301

  • Job ref:

    SL-495

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-14

  • Startdate:

    2022-07-30

  • Consultant:

    Sarah Lane

Purchase Ledger Controller

The Opportunity:
The role is responsible for the Supply Planning of a number of large warehouses worldwide, via the communication with vendors over a huge selection of products regarding Purchase Ledger.  The position will manage the whole procurement process via Excel, from PO creation to receipt exception management with our extensive international supply base to ensure timely receipt and high fill rate achievement levels.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that all purchase requisitions are approved and converted to purchase orders in an efficient and timely manner
  • Expedite purchase orders to ensure timely delivery of goods
  • Resolve or escalate inbound supply issues to relevant departments and/or management
  • Keep records relating to the key stages of each procurement activity via Excel and ERP so excellent data integrity skills are required.
  • Ensure data integrity with our system landscape
  • Support product launches and promotional activities by ensuring sufficient and timely stock availability
  • Be the first port of call to resolve all critical supplier issues and work with procurement management to implement strategies to avoid issues reoccurring
  • Support the review, development and implementation of processes and procedures necessary to ensure a continuously smooth supply chain
Skills:
Experience in raising purchase orders and managing supplier delivery schedules.
Experience in direct procurement and / or commodity management.
Working knowledge of procurement best practice.
A continuous drive to improve procurement and planning processes.
Your Excel skills must be very strong (pivots, v-look ups)

Benefits:
Company Pension Plan - Employer contributions of 6% (with min of 3% employee contributions)
25 days paid annual leave + bank holidays
Membership into the company medical insurance plan (80% subsidised)
Working Hours:
8.30-5 Monday to Friday – due to Covid-19 this role will predominantly be home based, until the situation improves and it will then return to an office based position on the outskirts of Exeter.