Purchasing Coordinator / Purchasing Administrator
£20,000 - £25,000 per annum
An exciting opportunity has arisen join our bespoke electronics company. We develop and manufacture electronic systems to meet our customers’ precise needs, working across a wide range of sectors including Automotive.
We are constantly striving to improve our products and processes to ensure they reach the highest possible standards and we are currently looking for a Purchasing Coordinator/ Purchasing Assistant to enhance our committed team and assist us in achieving our goals.
The Purchasing Coordinator / Purchasing Administrator Role:
Reporting to the Operations Manager and working closely with the Buyer, your role will be to assist with purchasing material, ensuring that components are ordered and delivered efficiently and, using the MRP system, to monitor weekly stock counts and investigate discrepancies. Communication with internal departments and external customers is an integral part of the role.
+ Purchasing administration including chasing progress of orders
+ Accurately check Order Acknowledgements
+ Res-scheduling Purchase Orders with actions from MRP
+ Sales order processing and customer liaison
+ Maintaining and tracking progress of stock orders/ordered and ensuring on time delivery
+ Identifying and escalating issues relating to supply of parts
+ Create weekly stock reports for cycle counting and reporting discrepancies back to the Buyer
+ Update system with correct pricing and supplier information
+ Raise delivery notes to customers
+ Re-prioritise shipments and stock to meet customer demands
+ Ensure components are in on time to ensure build and shipment meets deadlines
+ Management of bills of materials for new products
+ Regularly review and analysis of materials stock
+ Oversee/arrange shipments of goods via carriers & couriers
+ Update sales schedules from customer releases
+ General Production Support
Key Competencies and Requirements:
+ Previous electronics component purchasing experience is desirable
+ Experience of working with electronic components would be an advantage
+ Preferably have automotive experience
+ Knowledge of MRP – PEGASUS Operations II an advantage
+ IT literate: Excellent Microsoft Office, MRP and database skills essential
+ Ability to manage time and workload effectively
+ Excellent communication and customer service skills
+ Ability to work as part of a team
+ A positive, enthusiastic and ‘can do’ approach
If you are looking for a role which provides the opportunity to develop your skills, please send your CV, together with a covering letter explaining why you think the role is for you.
You may have worked in the following capacities:
Supply Chain Administrator, Buying Assistant,
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.