Purchasing Coordinator

Recruiter
Katie Strange Recruitment
Location
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary
£20,000 per annum
Posted
12 Jun 2019
Closes
20 Jun 2019
Ref
1170274931
I am currently recruiting on behalf of a market leading UK based business with central offices located here in Peterborough. My client is currently recruiting a Purchasing Coordinator to join their team on a full time and permanent basis. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a stable and successful business who offer excellent employee benefits. We are ideally seeking an individual with previous experience of working within a purchasing team and a fast paced office environment. Responsibilities - Purchasing Coordinator: Work closely with the sales department to develop forecast plans and scheduled purchase order requirements Plan and place orders Review and manage supplier relationships and expectations at all times Manage lead times and communicate these across the business Negotiate purchase contracts, including pricing and payment terms Coordinate packaging and transport requirements with all suppliers Maintain system administration, compile reports when required Work closely with and communicate with the wider business to ensure business demands are met and exceeded Skills required - Purchasing Coordinator: Exceptional communication skills Previous experience of working within a fast paced and demanding office environment Previous experience within a purchasing department would be ideal Excellent attention to detail Strong and pro-active team player Excellent negotiation skills Confident using Excel Knowledge of a MRP system is extremely beneficial My client is based close to the city centre and offers free on-site parking. Working hours are Monday to Friday. For the successful applicant there could be the opportunity to travel outside of the UK. For more information, please apply directly. Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive, we are only able to contact short listed candidates. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of making your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful

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