Supply Chain Coordinator

A fantastic opportunity exists to join our leading client in the role of Purchasing and Supply Chain Coordinator. Our client offers a competitive salary and continuous career development.

In this role you will assist the Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager with the purchasing of all raw materials, including ingredients and packaging to service production operations; controlling stock levels on-site and at third party storage

Your duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Planning and placing of purchase orders for raw materials and packaging to meet forecasted demand
  • Controlling minimum and maximum stock levels of all materials on-site
  • Assisting with negotiations on prices for materials and blanket order purchasing to obtain preferential pricing
  • Building strong relationships with suppliers
  • Liaising with external suppliers to ensure deliveries and raising complaints/queries on product issues as and when required
  • Assisting in monthly stock takes
  • Coordinating international shipments
  • Purchasing new products for trials and project work
  • Ensuring stock levels are maintained and stock transfers planned regularly to avoid shortages
  • Creation of Microsoft Axapta reports and Excel planning spreadsheets
  • Analysis of supplier service levels and rectifying service failures
  • Keeping an up to date log of all supplier contact details, products, pricing agreements and update when changes are made
  • Preparing ad-hoc reports and presentations

You will have:

  • Ideally have Purchasing and supply chain knowledge and the enthusiasm learn and develop in this role.
  • Ideally educated to degree level within a business or appropriate related subject, a first is preferable though not essential
  • Be studying towards or have the desire to undertake the CIPS qualification.
  • Excellent communication Skills - Verbal and Written
  • Strong IT skills, proficient in MS Office suite - mainly Excel and Outlook but including Word, PowerPoint and Access databases
  • Be methodical and analytical
  • Highly organised and the ability to prioritise a busy workload and work to deadlines
  • Experience using ERP systems is highly desirable
  • Self-motivated, positive and adaptable attitude
  • Have good negotiation skills

If you have the skills required please apply forwarding your CV for the attention of Gemma Edwards.

Required skills

  • Purchasing
  • supply chain
  • buying
  • procurement
  • coordinator
  • assistant

Reference: 34653856

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