Purchasing Coordinator 6 Month FTC

Recruiter
Office Angels
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Jul 2019
Closes
02 Aug 2019
Ref
1192973115
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Purchasing Coordinator

6 Month FTC

ASAP Start

Full Time, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Job brief:

I am looking for a Purchasing co-ordinator to order supplies and equipment based on the needs of my client.

Purchasing Co-ordinator responsibilities include researching new vendors, tracking deliveries and updating order records (e.g. dates, invoices and discounts.), familiar with supply chain procedures.

Ultimately, you will make cost-effective purchases and ensure we maintain a fully stocked inventory.

Responsibilities:
  • Monitor stock levels and identify purchasing needs
  • Research potential vendors
  • Track orders and ensure timely delivery
  • Update internal databases with order details (dates, vendors, quantities, discounts)
  • Conduct market research to identify pricing trends
  • Evaluate offers from vendors and negotiate better prices
  • Prepare cost analyses
  • Maintain updated records of invoices and contracts
  • Follow up with suppliers, as needed, to confirm or change orders
  • Liaise with warehouse staff to ensure all products arrive in good condition
  • Manage a small team

Requirements:
  • Work experience as a Purchasing coordinator, Purchasing Officer or similar role
  • Good understanding of supply chain procedures
  • Hands-on experience with purchasing software
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Knowledge of market research
  • Solid organisational skills

This is a 6 month FTC there are opportunities to extend the contract beyond this time. If you have the skill set to match this job role, please do not hesitate to get in touch. We would love to hear from you!

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