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Purchasing Co-ordinator

This is an exciting opportunity for a bright purchasing co-ordinator to join a quality accessories business at a time of growth into a new market. The role, for the right candidate, will provide excellent opportunities for career advancement within the business to progress as the company grows.

The role:

  • Order materials, leather and buckles from suppliers based on orders
  • Negotiate prices with suppliers based on amounts calculated required, driving for discounts
  • Flag minimum order quantity issues, any supplier issues or product issues, checking when deliveries arrive with the Stores area against delivery notes
  • Organise and keep track of all purchase orders and working closely with the Stores area and management informing all of the purchase order process
  • Regular, clear and concise communication and updates from suppliers and to management.
  • Working closely with Sales and Production Directors to keep them informed of updates
  • Working closely with the Freight manager to ensure goods are booked to arrive when needed
  • Working closely with the Head of Finance to ensure payments of orders can be made in a timely manner and agreed with suppliers
  • Look to resource materials and create new supplier relationships to help the company improve products, make cost savings and find reliable partners to the business

You will:

  • Be able to follow correct procedures, instructions, show initiative and suggest improvements
  • Be confident in addressing, or flagging, wherever procedures aren’t being followed
  • Be able to prioritise workflow according to importance and work methodically
  • Be computer literate and experienced with SAGE and Microsoft Office and Excel in particular
  • Must be able to keep organised, keeping on top of emails and show leadership and initiative




Purchasing Co-ordinator

Northamptonshire, UK
Leicestershire, UK
Commensurate with experience

Published on 13 Mar 2020