Kelly Platten joins Carl F Groupco’s purchasing team

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Kelly Platten, Purchasing Assistant

The latest appointment by hardware distributor Carl F Groupco is Purchasing Assistant Kelly Platten. Kelly joins the company’s purchasing department, whose roles include assisting in the management of £3 million worth of stock to provide a next day delivery service for customers.

Reporting to Purchasing Manager Lisa Davy, Kelly will be trained in the company’s purchasing processes including Carl F Groupco’s sophisticated MRP production planning, scheduling, and inventory control system. She will also use SYSPRO Enterprise Resource Planning software which enables Carl F Groupco to optimise its inventory, excel in customer service and meet stringent compliance regulations.

Working alongside another Purchasing Assistant, Kelly will play an important role in a team which offers expertise sourcing high quality hardware for inclusion in the company’s catalogue of over 7,000 product lines.

Kelly’s previous work experience includes a Purchasing Assistant role in a manufacturing organisation and Purchasing Co-ordinator for a packaging company. Her qualifications include an AAT Level 2 in Accountancy, Advanced levels in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and a General Business Administration Qualification.