Purchasing Coordinator

  • Location
    Wednesbury, West Midlands
  • Salary
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Purchasing and Procurement
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Buyer / Puchasing

Purchasing Co-ordinator




It is the Purchasing Co-ordinator's responsibility to maintain Stock's of standard items in accordance with set allowances.

key accountabilities

  • Main tasks purchasing co-ordinator carries out to achieve accountabilities

  • Manage Inventory to maximise stock availability whilst working within stock allowance targets.

  • Practise efficient and effective re-ordering procedures to maximise stock availability and meet target levels.

  • Ensure accurate recording of all quotations, purchases and amendments. Hard copy filing to be maintained in accordance with set parameters.

  • Schedule, progress and infill stock to maximise inventory flows and avoid bottlenecks.

  • Identify any significant change in demand and communicate with customers to identify reason and likely future effect.

  • Assist the Purchasing Team Manager in the proactive monitoring of aged, non-moving, excess and obsolete stock.

  • Maintain integrity and accuracy of all computer data.

  • Continually improve the standard of service you provide to every customer.

  • Identify customer needs and take action to satisfy them.

  • Source and negotiate with suppliers on behalf of customers where you can add value.

  • Advise, support and guide customers in all aspects of sourcing where required.

  • Take ownership of all customer complaints and handle without prejudice to ensure a satisfactory response and conclusion.

Essential Skills

  • Strives always to find a better way of doing things.

  • Reacts to complaints in a positive way, taking ownership of problems. Takes pride in keeping promises made.

  • Organises and plans workload to ensure objectives are met and changing priorities are accommodated.

  • Builds effective relationships with Suppliers.

  • Communicates clearly expectations of performance and responds to service failures efficiently.

  • Establishes priorities and maintains a system of control over them. Completes work accurately and maintains records in a well-organised and accessible way.

  • Understanding of Quality Management System and knowledge of local objectives and procedures appropriate to the role.

To apply please follow the link or call Georgia on 01384 456782| 07936038289 for more information.

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