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Purchasing Coordinator

b3 jobs
Surrey / Hampshire
£28,000 - £33,000
Closing date
23 Jul 2021

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Purchasing, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Purchasing Coordinator

Job ref: 62902 | £28,000 - £33,000 | Surrey / Hampshire

The company

This well-established manufacturer prides itself on providing outstanding levels of customer service and delivering their customers only the very best in quality.

The company has been extremely successful and is now looking for a talented individual to join their expanding team and help drive the business forward.

The job

This is an exciting opportunity in a new position that requires a good knowledge of manufacturing and/or the food industry.  This role has been created to ensure that the purchasing function is carried out effectively and efficiently.

  • Document and implement a purchasing policy.
  • Monitor supplier performance plus negotiating supplier contracts.
  • Maintain effective stock management.
  • Ensure teams purchasing requirements (existing and potential) are evaluated and met.
  • Enter and maintain all new ingredients on the internal systems, and keep the system updated with any price changes.
  • Liaise with suppliers to endure delivery schedules are met.

Your experience

This role is within a busy supply chain team. We are looking for an individual who thrives on being able to multitask with excellent planning and communication skills plus can operate under pressure and to short deadlines.

  • Relevant degree or a minimum of 3 years experience in a purchasing role.
  • Experience or knowledge of an FMCG or manufacturing environment (preferably food manufacturing).
  • An interest in research and analysis.
  • Computer Literate.

More details

The Purchasing Coordinator job is based in the Surrey / Hampshire region and is paying £28,000 - £33,000 according to individual skills and previous experience.

The working hours are Monday to Friday.

How to apply

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Alternate job titles

Purchasing Executive | Assistant Purchaser | Buyer | FMCG Buying Jobs | Food Manufacturing Purchasing Jobs | FMCG Supply Chain Jobs | Supplier Coordinator | Stock Coordinator | Supply Chain Coordinator| Surrey


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