United Kingdom | change country 

Supply Chain Jobs: A supply chain recruitment resource and the UK's best supply chain career opportunities

Headline Job
Procurement Specialist
Group Supply Chain Director

Featured Jobs
Supply Chain Director

Demand & Supply Planner

Group Supply Chain Director
Group Purchasing Manager - Rick Stein
St Columb, Cornwall

Featured Recruiters

Purchasing Co-ordinator

Job Title

Purchasing Co-ordinator

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£18,000 to £19,000 per annum
LocationsShropshire, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted23 January 2018

Back to Results Email a friend Print  Email DirectApply Now

To provide administrative support to the Purchasing Department; Placing orders with suppliers and ensuring that deliveries adhere to the correct time plan and are expedited accordingly.

Client Details

A supplier to the automotive Industry.


  • Submitting RFQs to suppliers for new and existing products. Obtaining pricing, lead time and MOQ information and calculating replacement price costs for Sales Team. Also working with Technical Team on more complex enquiries.
  • Evaluating and setting up new suppliers.
  • Creating new part number requests, ensuring the Technical Team have accurate and complete information to upload onto database.
  • Initiating and following up part change requests to successfully transfer stock and supply.
  • Logging commodity data.
  • Liaising with suppliers to ensure they understand our requirements.
  • Placing, amending and cancelling POs and subcontract orders.
  • Updating the POR register with information on special products.
  • Signing off order confirmations and proforma invoices.
  • Monitoring system reports and ensuring data is accurate.
  • Organising all road, air and sea freight transportation for imports.
  • Arranging spot buys.
  • Running routine order book comparisons with suppliers.
  • Reviewing critical shortage report.
  • Resolving invoice queries.
  • Obtaining advance shipping notifications for pending deliveries.
  • Maintaining accuracy of data and information within internal systems, including price changes.
  • Ad-hoc reporting / project work.


  • Education: Essential GCSE ‘C’ or above Maths & English, A Levels desirable.
  • Specialised knowledge
  • Skills: MS Office, with excellent MS Excel skills
  • Abilities: Prioritising heavy workload, able to multi-task, work to tight deadlines, commercial thinking, produce accurate information.
  • Other characteristics such as personal characteristics confident, flexible, friendly with can-do attitude.
  • Professional Certification: A business related qualification would be beneficial.
  • Ideally 1yr experience in a purchasing role and proven track record in a fast paced commercial environment.

Job Offer

Competitive Package. Salary will rise to £19,500 upon successful 6 month probation review.

Back to Results Email a friend Print  Email DirectApply Now

Recruiter: Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Tel: N/A
Recruiter Profile
View all jobs
Headline Job
Senior In-directs Category Manager
London Heathrow or Manchester

Candidate Login

Candidate Registration
Apply for Jobs and / or opt into our Candidate database

Daily Job Alerts
New Jobs direct to your inbox

  Job of the Week  
Strategic Buyer - PT Corporate Area

Latest Jobs
Master Data Analyst

Demand Planner
South East London

Home  |  Search Jobs  |  Find Leading Procurement & Supply Chain Recruiters  |  Blog  |  Client List  |  Contact  |  About Us   |  Jobs
Supply Chain Sitemap  |   Sitemap  |   Privacy Statement  |   Facebook  |   Twitter