Procurement/Purchasing Co-ordinator

Location: Sheffield 20

Salary: 30,000

Reference: 7096

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Sue Ross Recruitment are working with a leading engineering company with offices in the S20 area of the city.   They are looking for an experienced Procurement Co-ordinator to join their team, supporting on a range of procurement activities, supporting multiple departments from tender support to supplier liaison and subcontract packages and labour.  This is a varied role that involves the following:

  • Conducting research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality.
  • Liaising with estimating colleagues for guidance on tenders required and liaising with suppliers where appropriate.
  • Liaising between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers on new innovations and product updates.
  • Attending meetings and taking minutes and using them as reference for the future.
  • Identifying potential new suppliers, building and maintaining good relationships with them.
  • Producing reports and statistics indicating purchasing trends and maximising buying opportunities.
  • Ensuring suppliers are aware of our business objectives, current and future.
  • Raising purchase orders for elements of purchasing across all areas of the business
  • Checking order confirmation detail (part codes, prices, quantity, delivery addresses) and correcting if necessary
  • Checking values on order confirmations to ensure that no issues are encountered throughout the finance functions
  • Control the hiring of plant and monitor product quality and service levels from all suppliers and noting any issues on PICS
  • Checking accuracy of information on requisitions before placing orders with suppliers
  • Ensuring orders have been received by suppliers and that goods can be delivered on time
  • Passing key information onto relevant third parties and colleagues as and when necessary
  • Attending meetings when required to do so, in order to look for continuous improvement

Applicants must have recent purchasing/procurement/supply chain administration experience as well as the following:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good administration skills;
  • Respect the importance of confidentiality,
  • Good organising skills;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Strong database, spreadsheet, word processing and Excel skills.

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