Purchasing Coordinator

  • Location: North West
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Discipline: Purchase and Supply
  • Posted: 16 November 2023
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Mpeople Recruitment are currently seeking an enthusiastic and hard-working Purchasing Coordinator on behalf of our well-established and reputable client based in Hyde.

  • Office Hours: 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday
  • Location: Hyde
  • Salary: £26,000 - £30,000

Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Managing, checking and Processing of Purchase orders including internal purchases
  • Overall Stock Management for the purchasing team including forecasting/stock checks/stock transfers/managing overstocks, surplus/discontinued lines/customer specific stock and warehouse capacity
  • Negotiating prices, delivery dates and minimum order quantities
  • Proactively researching for new suppliers, identifying products to bring to market via internet, leads & exhibitions
  • Organising and seeking out competitive prices on hauliers – also costing up products inclusive of freight/haulier charges
  • Ability to identify lines that are overperforming and action any price negotiations
  • Setting up products on the system
  • Ensuring all data and prices are kept up to date
  • Produce monthly reports and presenting in management meetings
  • Action and attend internal meetings across departments
  • Supporting the sales team on new product development & researching potential sales
  • Taking incoming purchasing calls
  • Resolving any Invoice queries
  • Booking in/planning deliveries and communicating to other departments any issues
  • Relationship building with Suppliers by phone, email and in meetings

The right candidate for this Purchasing / Buying role will:

  • Have previous experience within a Purchasing / Buying role (minimum 4 years)
  • Have experience within the packaging industry would be desirable
  • Have experience using SAGE 50 would be desirable
  • Be a confident communicator that can build and manage working relationships with business stakeholders
  • Have effective negotiation skills
  • Be organised whilst having great time management and forward planning skills
  • Have the ability to problem-solve and take initiative
  • Be capable of reacting to a change in demands and adapt their workload efficiently

Please note that Mpeople Recruitment cannot always respond to all applicants due to the high volume of CV's received daily. Should you not receive a response within 5 working days please accept that your application has not been successful. Mpeople wish you all the best in your job search.

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