Purchasing Coordinator

Posted 8 August by REED Easy Apply Featured
Brand New Vacancy! Purchasing Coordinator, Leading FMCG Company, Blackpool – APPLY NOW!

Reed Business Support are proud to be recruiting for a Purchasing Coordinator on behalf of a leading manufacturing & distribution company based in Blackpool.

Established for over 80 years this family run business are in their third generation of ownership! Based in Blackpool, they are proud to be known as a worldwide supplier of FMCG products and provide a vast range of solutions for their client’s needs.

As the Purchasing Coordinator you will be responsible for buying raw materials; organising the right products at the right time bought at the right price and ensuring goods are available to enable production to fulfil customers’ orders at all times.

On a daily basis your responsibilities will include…
- Day to day purchasing of raw materials
- Updating the in house system with confirmed delivery dates from suppliers
- Updating the in house system with stock, conducting stock checks, forecasting for stock needs and accounting for peak times
- Researching new / alternative suppliers
- Tracking the shelf life of perishable stock
- Scheduling and booking in deliveries, liaising with the production team and arranging storage
- Administration duties including processing purchase orders and delivery notes

This role would suit those who would describe themselves as…
- Experienced in a similar role
- Customer focused
- Confident in negotiating
- Organised and able to work independently

Offering £21,000 - £22,000 per annum this is a full time, permanent position with working hours of Monday to Thursday 7:00am – 4:30pm and Friday 7:00am – 4:00pm. You will also benefit from 20 days annual leave (+ bank holidays), lunch is provided and there is parking on site.

Interested? Please apply now by replying to this advert with your CV attached or call Laura Bradley on 01772 200843 for more information.

My client wishes to recruit for this role very quickly, therefore if you receive a missed call from us, please call back as soon as possible to not miss out on an opportunity.
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Reference: 35226949

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