OfficeTeam is looking for an Purchasing Coordinator in the Surrey area, who will support the Operations Management Team to standardize purchasing, vendors and look for cost savings. Responsibilities: ? Ensure all regular product purchase orders are placed with suppliers with appropriate lead times to allow for production and forwarding of components and finished goods. ? Review Order Plan and generate appropriate purchase order. ? Analyzing current purchasing practices as they differ by branch and vendor ? Contact vendors as required to lower costs ? Analysis of sales ? Auto push ordering ? Continually follow up with vendors to ensure they are meeting the delivery requirements for all items. ? Develop vendor relationships and maintain excellent working relationship with suppliers. ? Identify issues/gaps in vendor performance and escalate to leadership for resolution, if necessary. ? Ensures vendors are meeting the needs of the company with competitive rates and a high level of service. ? Provide timely responses to all vendors, stores, office and courier queries.
QUALIFICATIONS: ? 3+ years? experience working as a Purchasing Coordinator ? Demonstrate critical thinking skills ? Strong communication skills ? Proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel but also Word and Outlook ? Effective leadership skills, including the ability to influence people and manage projects ? Ability to work both independently and as part of a team ? Readily able to establish and develop strategic relationships and partnerships This candidate must be able to think critically, and respond to critical situations appropriately. Apply to join our team today by submitting your resume directly to email@example.com.
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