Purchasing Coordinator

London | Ref: BBBH17758

£26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum


Purchasing Co-ordinator
Central London
Circa £28,000

Role Profile
Our client, a leading cosmetics business rapidly expanding based within Central London, are currently looking to expand their current purchasing team with the addition of a purchasing co-ordinator.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Purchase packaging components and raw materials in sufficient time and quantity to meet the production schedule.
  • Maintain accurate inventory status of materials on SAGE by booking deliveries, orders, and performing regular reconciliations where needed.
  • Maintain material master data
  • Minimise write off of stock
  • Maintain sufficient stock and raise Purchase Orders
  • Arrange deliveries where needed from suppliers and manufacturers
  • Raise stock Purchase Orders in line with MRP recommendations, ensuring sufficient lead time for production.
  • Manage the write-off of redundant and out of date materials, ensuring that they are removed from stock physically and on SAGE and are written off by Finance.
  • Indirect Purchasing
  • Monitor status of purchase orders and keep subcontractors, distributors and Sales Operations team informed.



Skills & Experience

  • Strong work ethic, and driven personality.
  • Passion to deliver excellence in material supply and to meet/exceed the needs of a rapidly growing business.
  • Capable of taking charge of challenging situations and effectively influencing the outcome.
  • Completer/finisher, manages the purchasing process taking responsibility for on time delivery.
  • Excellent communication skills combined with the gravitas required to effectively influence and manage suppliers.
  • Expertise in using MRP to drive the Purchasing Process.
  • Strong data manipulation, Excel and analytical skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as in a team.
  • Comfortable managing complexity in a time pressured environment.
  • Experience in presenting internally and externally and adapting communication style.
  • A creative thinker and willing to challenge existing processes and propose solutions.



Client information
Our client is a rapidly growing cosmetics business based in central London

Remuneration
Circa £28,000

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