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Purchasing Co-Ordinator

Posted 22 January by Search, Skills and Match Easy Apply Ended

Purchasing Co Ordinator, Permanent - Staffordshire

£18k-£20k+ Good Benefits

Monday -Thursday 08.30am-1700pm

Friday 0830am -1400pm

My Client are an established and successful Automotive company, supplying Vehicle parts across the UK and Europe.

Due to significant growth they are looking to recruit a Purchasing Co -Ordinator to work as part of an established team at their Head Office in Staffordshire.

Supporting the commercial team, you will be responsible providing administrative support to the Purchasing Department. This includes managing suppliers and placing orders to ensure deliveries meet correct timescales for Customers. This will include making sure pricing, lead times and other relevant info is always up to date.

The role will include lost of liaising with Suppliers and therefore candidates will need to have a confident telephone manner and communication style.


  • Working as part of the Purchasing department, Submitting orders to suppliers for new and existing products.

  • Obtaining pricing, lead time and MOQ information and calculating replacement price costs for Sales Team. Also working with Technical Team on more complex enquiries.

  • Evaluating and setting up new suppliers.

  • Liaising with suppliers to ensure they understand our requirements.

  • Creating new part number requests, ensuring the Technical Team have accurate and complete information to upload onto database.

  • Initiating and following up part change requests to successfully transfer stock and supply.

  • Placing, amending and cancelling orders and subcontract orders.

  • Updating the POR register with information on special products.

  • Signing off order confirmations and pro-forma invoices.

  • Monitoring system reports and ensuring data is accurate.

  • Organising all road, air and sea freight transportation for imports.

  • Running routine order book comparisons with suppliers.

  • Reviewing critical shortage report.

  • Resolving invoice queries.

  • Obtaining advance shipping notifications for pending deliveries.

  • Maintaining accuracy of data and information within internal systems, including price changes.

  • Working closely with the sales team, daily support

Skills & Experience required

  • Previous experience in a Purchasing role is essential

  • Good PC skills, including Microsoft Excel

  • Good communication skills

  • Good telephone manner

  • Well organised and able to manage own workload effectively

  • Team Player and willing to be flexible to meet demands of business

If you are interested in this position, then please apply for an immediate interview

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