Buyer - Purchasing Project Coordinator

Recruiter
Reading Commercial
Location
Bracknell
Salary
£25000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits Inc. bonus + excellent company ben
Posted
12 Apr 2017
Closes
12 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
BUYER - PURCHASING PROJECT COORDINATOR

SALARY £26K - £28K PER ANNUM + UP TO £4K BONUS

PERMANENT POSITION BASED IN BRACKNELL, BERKSHIRE


Are you confident in your ability to make quick decisions………………….…….?

Do you enjoy working with numbers……………………..?

Are you an experienced BUYER or PURCHASING COORDINATOR with very strong ORGANISATION, PRIORITISATION and COMMUNICATION skills……………………..?

My client is a global distributor with their EMEA Head office located in Bracknell. They are seeking a self-motivated and enthusiastic individual to join their PURCHASING team.

The European PROCUREMENT Team has total responsibility for the purchase of $300 million of product annually, supporting sales throughout the EMEA region. This responsibility covers the full SUPPLY CHAIN life cycle of the products sold by my client; from initial purchase, the management of the stock holding during the life of the product and the management of the end of life process.

You will work closely with all other departments of the Company; Sales, Marketing, Operations and Accounts and will maintain day to day contact with your assigned vendors located around Europe and the US.

Most of your communication will be via email. You will be dealing with lots of queries regarding PURCHASE ORDERS from the company's Sales Representative around Europe so you must be used to managing a busy inbox!

You will need to be HARD-WORKING with a demonstrable ability to TAKE ON AND RETAIN INFORMATION and the desire to LEARN NEW SKILLS. This role will be challenging as there is a lot to take on at first, but the team is very supportive and you will be provided with extensive training.

REQUIRED SKILLS

Good understanding of purchasing and supply chain processes
PC literate, with experience of company enterprise systems and MS Office
A high level of Excel will be an advantage however training will be given
Fully numerate - YOU WILL BE TESTED!
Commercially aware

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Coordinate with sales and project support on project requirements and schedules.
Place purchase orders to cover project requirements.
Work with stock purchasing on stock for urgent project requirements.
Ensure supplier deliveries are aligned with project schedules. Escalate deviations with supplier, sales & project support group.
Build accurate information channels for project deliveries to ensure excellent customer service.
Source ad-hoc material required for the project at best possible value.
Support sales in managing changes in project deliveries and requirements effectively and in a timely manner.
Support stock purchasing team in managing & mitigating stock related risks.
Review project stock and replenish stock as per SLAs with the customer.
Track project schedules and report progress periodically.
Manage stock turns and services as per the target assigned.
Manage delivery costs, transfer costs and ensure special deals and communicated all parties, as appropriate.

Special Conditions

A system exists to ensure that the department is manned throughout the European working day and on all European working days. This requires the department to manned, with agreement, on Bank Holidays. Occasional travel may also be required.

A full job description is available on application. To send your CV for consideration please hit APPLY now or call Nikki at Pertemps Reading for more information.

JOB REF: NT/304763/P

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