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Evaluating quote and making recommendations based on commercial and technical factors.
Forecasting likely levels of demand for services and products to meet the business needs and
keeping a constant check on stock levels to maximize business efficiency
Conducting research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality
Liaising between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers
Identifying potential suppliers, visiting existing suppliers, building and maintaining good relationships with them.
Negotiating and agreeing contracts and monitoring their progress - checking the quality of service provided.
Keeping contract files and using them as reference for the future.
Forecasting price trends and their impact on future activities.
Developing an organization's purchasing strategy.
Planning of material delivery timetables
Monitoring stock levels using computer databases
Looking at ways to improve supply networks
Overseeing the arrival of shipments
Ensuring stores have enough stock
Making sure suppliers have enough stock to meet our demand
Negotiate prices and delivery of materials to produce cost savings and reduce lead times
Analyze and supervise the storage, use, and transport of materials and inventory.