Purchasing Coordinator

Key Appointments UK Ltd
£17000 Per Annum up to £17,000 + excellent bonuses - OTE £35,000
12 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Purchasing Coordinator Bingley, Bradford, West Yorkshire Up to £17,000 starting salary excellent bonus structure Realistic £35,000 per annum We have an excellent career opportunity for an experienced Purchasing Coordinator to join an ambitious and growing company in Bingley. Ideally you will have previously worked in supply chain or as a buyer and be accustomed to researching suppliers, sourcing products and negotiating prices to ensure that the best margins be achieved. The company sells products into the retail sector and as part of this role there is the exciting prospect of worldwide travel to meet with potential suppliers and attend trade shows. You can expect a friendly working environment and the reward of an excellent bonus structure. For the right person, there are fantastic opportunities for development and progression. This role requires an individual who is driven, enthusiastic and confident. You will have highly effective communication skills and be confident in your negotiating skills. About You; Previous experience in buying / purchasing Excellent oral and written communication Strong numeracy and analytical skills Commercial awareness A flair for negotiation and networking Ability to make decisions whilst under pressure of tight deadlines Be motivated by demanding margin targets A confident and mature approach Tact and diplomacy About the Role; Forecast levels of demand for service and products Conduct research to ascertain the best products and suppliers Constantly look for best value, delivery schedules and quality of products Liaise between suppliers, manufacturers, internal departments and customers Build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers Negotiate and agree contracts, monitoring the quality of service provided Keep contract files and use them as reference for future Forecast price trends and their impact on future activities Give presentations about market analysis and possible growth Develop a purchasing strategy along with Directors Produce reports and statistics using computer software Ensure suppliers are aware of business objectives Visit existing and new suppliers (Worldwide) Attend meetings and trade conferences Please apply with an up to date CV. At Key Appointments we guarantee to confirm receipt of your application within 48 hours during the working week. Due to the high number of applications we receive, we regretfully are unable to provide specific feedback to applications. If you have not heard within 2 weeks of your application date, you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. We do however wish you luck in your job search and we would be more than happy to consider you for future roles. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66865574