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Purchasing Co-ordinator

Posted 6 March by The Workshop Easy Apply Ended

Purchasing Co-ordinator

The Purchase Co-ordinator is responsible for procuring requested goods and services Projects & Contracts in the most economical manner subject to time critical factors.


Prepare, coordinate and complete procurement transactions with the relevant initiator (e.g. Technical Superintendent, Project Superintendent etc) all according to BWL Purchasing Procedure.
Liaise with initiators (when necessary) to establish delivery deadlines, agree on prices, selection of suppliers & sub-contractors and confirm specification.
Liaise with suppliers to procure requested goods and services that are fit for purpose, delivered in a timely manner and value for money.
Maintain the `portal` based Purchase List and Purchase e-mail accounts.
Consult with the vessels & operations teams regarding the logistical aspects of procurement transactions.
Liaise with Finance Department to ensure timely receipt of goods and accurate coding of orders.
Be pro-active in optimising the procurement process in consultation with the Business Sector Manager.
Identify high spend items and develop strategy to reduce procurement costs for Company.
Arrange dispatch of centrally held stores and equipment (i.e. PPE).
Ensure cover is in place for purchasing at times of holiday etc.


Basic knowledge of financial management.
Basic legal knowledge, including knowledge of contracts.
Demonstrable experience of logistics and procurement (3 years in marine industry).
Knowledge of administrative procedures.
Knowledge of supporting software (including Office, Baan-ERP and Maximo).
Good written and spoken English.
Knowledge of the marine industry.

Office hours with flexible start times Full time Monday to Friday

Required skills

  • Previous relevant experience

Reference: 34618129

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