Excellent opportunity for a strong administrator ideally with experience of purchasing, supply chain and logistics to join a leading €1.4 billion IT and Technology services company. This is an ideal role for a candidate with previous sales support & purchasing experience looking for more responsibility in a fast-paced environment
Sales & Purchasing Coordinator - Global Tech Leader
Wisborough Green - Reachable from Guildford, Horsham, Brighton, Chichester
Access to own transport is essential due to our location. Some travel to other office locations may also be required.
£23,000 - £28,000
Plus Benefits Package
Full training and support will be given, including support towards the CIPS qualification.
9.00am to 5.30pm / Monday to Friday. (37.5hrs per week).
Start date: ASAP
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 Sales & Purchasing Coordinator Role:
The Purchasing 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 Sales & Purchasing Coordinator to join our busy team. Reporting to the Head of Purchasing, you will be responsible for requesting quotations from suppliers, validating orders, raising purchase orders, chasing outstanding orders, coordinating delivery and logistics with both internal and external agencies working closely with internal account managers, production scheduling and other administrative duties.
+ Provide sales and purchasing support for allocated sales account managers.
+ Request quotes & deal registration from suppliers, research availability, quality, and price of equipment and supplies, prepare summary and comparison documentation and then 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.
+ Work closely with the sales account managers on ensuring customer service levels are met.
+ Maintain ETAs, proactively highlighting slippages internally and working on resolutions.
+ Update and maintain internal reports.
+ Develop/maintain good supplier relationships.
+ Provide administrative support to the Head of Purchasing & Sales Support 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). CIPS qualified preferred but not required.
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.
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager
Your Experience / Background / Previous Roles May Include:
Procurement, Purchasing, Buying, Supply Chain, Logistics, Supply Chain Administrator, Purchasing Support, Purchasing Administrator, Sales Administrator, Buying Assistant.
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.