Stock Controller/Purchasing Coordinator

Clifton, City of York
£18000 - £20000/annum + benefits + pension
18 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Mitrefinch is a software focused service business specialising in the development of intelligent Workforce Management and Time and Attendance Solutions. This York based business recently underwent a MBO backed by LDC Private Equity.

Established in the UK in 1979, Mitrefinch has grown to a current turnover of c£20m and EBITDA of £4.6m. The business is expected to grow at 20% year on year, and has operations globally in Australia, America and Canada along with an Irish Joint Venture. The company has a current client base of over 3,500 in a wide range of business sectors, varying in size from a few employees to many thousands.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing business and is a newly created position. Based on the outskirts of York (you will need your own transport to get there) this is an exciting time to join the company which is modern, progressive, forward-thinking and extremely successful. With a strong team ethic and excellent career development prospects, this is a market leading and innovative business.
The post holder will play a key role within the purchasing team and requires someone who is familiar with all aspects of purchasing, stock control, and awareness of factory management. Any knowledge of imports and exports including direct shipments from factory to customer, would also be advantageous.
Key duties will include:
• Day to day ordering of stock and general purchasing
• Tracking purchase orders and liaising with suppliers and freight carriers
• Check Shipping Documentation such as certificate of origin, letters of credit etc
• Resolving any issues that arise during the export or import of products
• Working closely with freight forwarders
• Monitor products and ensuring on time delivery
• Corresponding with suppliers and freight forwarders
• Responding to purchasing enquiries
• Processing and logging import and export documentation
• Running monthly stock reports to identify stock due to expire
• Responsible for bills of materials and adding new bills to the system
• Ensuring the delivery of products to customers on time
• Adding new products to Sage and producing monthly transaction reports
• General reporting, for example, on stock expiration and courier reports
• Monthly stocktaking and reconciling the count
• Checking supplier invoices and costs
• Weekly ordering of supplies and uniform
• Produce commercial export and import documentation
• Monitoring levels of contingency stock, ensuring optimum levels
• Supporting the wider purchasing team in general purchasing duties
If you have a background in purchasing and are looking for a fresh challenge, we would like to hear from you. The successful candidate will have a flexible, positive and can-do approach and will have strong attention to detail. You will be bright, dynamic and hard-working and will be quick to pick up new systems and processes. You will need to have access to you own car for this position