Purchasing Co-ordinator

Permanent Full Time

Location: Saffron Walden (CB11)
Duration: Permanent
Hours: 8:30am until 5pm (Monday to Friday)
Salary: £33,000 to £36,000
Job Reference: 34502
Polytec are looking for a Buyer to take on responsibility for supplier management, purchasing and pricing for our Saffron Walden client.
* Develop, improve and strengthen relationships and supply agreements
* Develop and communicate supplier metrics (OTD, Quality)
* Place Purchase Orders with suppliers and chase through to delivery
* Identify and mitigate risk for suppliers and products
* Source and evaluate new suppliers
* Supplier liaison
* Negotiate price reductions, lead times and terms and conditions
* Oversee Goods-in and invoicing of purchased items
* Degree or CIPS Level 6
* Several years' experience in a supply chain / procurement / logistics role
* Supplier relationship management (negotiation, evaluation and supply agreements)
* Proficient with MRP and ERP systems
* Knowledge of import procedures and logistics
* Strong analytical and statistical skills
* Strong organisational, time management and prioritisation skills
* IT literate, competent user of MS Office, specifically Excel
Please contact us as soon as possible for more details or apply below!
We will respond to successful applicants within a couple of days