Senior Operations Coordinator - Administration / Purchasing

Wisborough Green, Billingshurst
Up to £28,000 depending on skills and experience + Company Benefits Package
29 Jul 2019
22 Aug 2019
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Operations Coordinator - Administration / Purchasing / Supply Chain 
Wisborough Green, Billingshurst RH14
Up to £28,000 depending on skills and experience + Company Benefits Package

As a Digital Transformation Partner, we accompany companies into the digital future. Our range of IT solutions includes consulting, implementation, services and the operation of IT systems. Our customers benefit from our extensive expertise and our innovative portfolio that covers the IT requirements necessary for a successful digital transformation.

Our headquarters are based in Munich and we employ over 3,000 employees worldwide and have offices in Germany, Austria, Belgium, the UK and the U.S.A.

The Senior Operations Coordinator Role:

The Operations Team are responsible for ensuring the ordering and delivery of supplies, materials and equipment within a quality-controlled environment. We are now recruiting for a Senior Operations Coordinator to join our busy team. Reporting to the Operations Team Leader, you will be responsible for mentoring, authorising purchases, validating orders, raising purchase orders, chasing outstanding orders, coordinating delivery and logistics with both internal and external agencies, production scheduling and other administrative duties. 

This is an ideal role for a candidate with previous purchasing experience looking for more responsibility in a fast-paced environment

Key Responsibilities: 

+ Mentor the Operations Coordinators in their development
+ Manage the Order inbox to enable timely placement of orders
+ Authorise the purchasing of orders
+ Request quotes from suppliers and place subsequent purchase orders
+ Quality check and validate orders
+ Coordinate the delivery and logistics with both internal and external agencies
+ Communicate and update order status within the business
+ Maintain ETAs, proactively highlighting slippages internally
+ Update and maintain internal reports
+ Develop/maintain good supplier relationships
+ Coordinate customer equipment builds with the internally based Configuration Team
+ Liaise with international shipping partners for orders outside of the UK
+ Provide administrative support to the Purchasing Manager and Operations Team Leader.

Skills & Experience:

+ Must possess strong administrative skills, preferably gained within a supply chain environment
+ Previous purchasing/logistics and/or scheduling experience
+ Analytical perspective of data
+ Deal with issues in a timely and effective manner
+ Proficient in MS packages including Word, Excel and Outlook with computer skills for browser-based applications
+ Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to engage with both internal and external stakeholders through a variety of different mediums, with the ability to articulate solutions clearly and methodically
+ The ability to maintain and build relationships both internally (with colleagues in other departments) and externally (with suppliers)
+ The ability to work calmly and methodically under pressure
+ Excellent organisational, prioritisation and time management skills
+ Ability to self-motivate and manage own workload
+ Accuracy and attention to detail
+ Proactive in approach with a flexible attitude
+ Team player – understands the importance of collaborative working

Qualifications: Educated to A Level standard (or equivalent). 

Location: Based from our Headquarters at Wisborough Green (Guildford 30 minutes, Horsham 20 minutes). Access to own transport is essential due to our location. Some travel to other office locations may also be required.

Hours: 9.00am to 5.30pm / Monday to Friday. (37.5hrs per week)
Salary: Up to £28,000 depending on skills and experience.

Benefits & Perks:

Includes: life assurance, healthcare cash plan, employee assistance programme, on-line discounts & savings platform, free parking, spot bonus scheme, recruitment bounty scheme, free fruit Monday, dress down Friday, fundraising, sports & social club, health and wellbeing programme.

Start date: ASAP 

Additional Information:

+ Must have the right to live and work in the UK. 
+ Must have access to own transport due to location
+ Full training and support will be given, including support towards the CIPS qualification.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Your Background / Previous Roles May Include:
Admin, Buying, Purchasing, Procurement, Supply Chain.

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

Application notice... We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs