Purchasing ccordinator

SW20 8DR, Merton
17 Oct 2017
16 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Sunday job
The purchasing coordinator is responsible for maintaining the back-end procurement PO process, delivery, updating system data, handling queries and first-line support.

Responsibilities include:

Create and maintain purchase orders within the purchasing systems.
Have the ability to develop and maintain positive, proactive relationships with a wide variety of suppliers/vendors and staff.
Pro-actively follow up on requests and orders that have not been approved or delivered.
Responsible for project management and will oversee multiple distributors/suppliers to support the business needs of the company.
Responsible for creating purchase orders.
Ensure a continuous supply of products and log into data base using inventory software.
Assist with pricing communications, product ordering and reporting.
Must be highly organized, detail orientated and capable of managing multiple projects.
Must have the ability to take ownership and be accountable for issuing resolution and general customer satisfaction.
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office package, including Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint with a strong emphasis on Excel.
Strong analytical and negotiation skills required with the ability to meet deadlines.
Assist management with invoice discrepancies and match exceptions through interaction with Accounts Payable, the business and supplier.
Review invoices submitted to Procurement for comparison to purchase orders. Submit to Accounts Payable once review is complete and any issues have been resolved.
Cross train to back up department staff during vacations/absences.
Must be highly motivated and able to set goals and objectives and work with minimal supervision.


1-2 years purchasing coordinator experience preferred.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to customers, peers, and management. Is positive, pleasant, and respectful.
Friendly, enthusiastic and outgoing demeanor.
Multi-tasking skills.
Ability to learn and retain new information and concepts quickly.
Ability to diagnose and solve problems.
Ability to follow direction and follow through.
Proven good judgment and proactive decision-making skills.
Ability to adapt to change.

Essential Job Functions:

Must be able to work independently
Must be well organized and detail oriented
Must have basic mathematics techniques.
Must demonstrate excellent attendance & punctuality.
Full driving licence required.
Working hours: Mo-Fr 10am - 6pm, Every other Sunday 11am - 4pm

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