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Procurement Co-ordinator / Purchasing Buying Assistant

The Sterling Choice
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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An award winning FMCG has a newly created Procurement Co-ordinator position to be based at one of their manufacturing sites in Leicestershire. Highly competitive salary plus bonus, plus very generous benefits package.

Procurement Co-Ordinator - The role

The successful Procurement Co-Ordinator will have a key role in supporting the Business Procurement Managers in the coordination, management, and implementation of Procurement initiatives and processes at their designated manufacturing site. Your role will be varied and fast paced, supporting with day-to-day Procurement challenges and being the key point of contact for any procurement requests for information and escalation, driving problem resolution and conducting root cause analysis.

The Procurement Co-ordinator role will involve working with various departments to obtain, validate and cleanse information securing best contracting position. You will own and be responsible for the delivery of Supplier Scorecards and KPI's, enabling the successful delivery of the Supplier Management programme. Working with Procurement and the site in the identification of procurement risk and opportunities, promoting these with the appropriate function, driving added value and improved ways of working. You will also be responsible for support and management of Procurement data and administration within the site, ensuring both integrity and timeliness, and clear communication as required to relevant stakeholders.

Procurement Co-Ordinator - to be successful in this role you will need;

Experience working in a Procurement role or similar function such as from within buying / supply chain
Educated to A-Level standard. Degree desirable not essential. Working towards CIPS qualification preferred but not essential
Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise effectively and to take a calm & measured approach in an often time pressured environment which often involves working to tight deadlines to overcome and achieve results
Microsoft Computer literate (especially intermediate - advanced user of Excel) and Powerpoint
Highly numerate with strong analytical skills with ability to manipulate and provide insight from large and varied volumes of data
Strong communication skills - confident, clear and articulate verbal communication skills with excellent written communication skills, along with excellent relationship building skills
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