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Purchasing Co-ordinator

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£22,000 to £26,000 per annum
LocationsWest Midlands, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted07 January 2019

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An end to end purchasing role whereby you will take full responsibility for customer requirements, planning, purchase orders, negotiations & stock management .

Client Details

A leading stockist and distributor

  • Practise efficient and effective re-ordering procedures to maximise stock availability and meet target levels.

  • Ensure accurate recording of all quotations, purchases and amendments. Hard copy filing to be maintained in accordance with set parameters.

  • Schedule, progress and infill stock to maximise inventory flows and avoid bottlenecks.

  • Identify any significant change in demand and communicate with customers to identify reason and likely future effect.

  • Proactively monitor aged, non-moving, excess and obsolete stock

  • Maintain integrity and accuracy of all computer data.

  • Identify customer needs and take action to satisfy them.

  • Source and negotiate with suppliers on behalf of customers where you can add value.

  • Advise, support and guide customers in all aspects of sourcing where required.

  • Invest time to develop personal relations with key suppliers/contacts.

  • Regularly review your purchasing tactics and decisions with management

  • Proactively question suppliers to identify potential changes to lead times, market prices, market conditions, demand, strategies, competitor activities, etc.

  • Complete all purchasing data (e.g. Daily values, Purchase plans, Goods-in, LME Prices, Supplier performance, etc.) within agreed timescales


A good depth of purchasing & supply chain experience.

Knowledge of metals would be highly advantageous but not essential.

Job Offer

A Competitive Package

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