A great opportunity for a purchaser/expediter/buyer to join a fast moving and exciting company. The role is responsible for ensuring that the procurement operations perform well and that targets are met in regard to supplier management, efficient pricing/cost reduction and company stock management through a dedicated ERP.


Supplier Management: Negotiate and agree contracts, monitoring the quality of service provided, with responsibility for the purchase from negotiation to order placement, acknowledgement, delivery follow up and correct invoicing both UK and non-UK entities/products. Negotiates faster-than-usual delivery of needed items so the company’s operations go uninterrupted.

Processing Export Paperwork: Scanning and uploading of manufacturers certificates, proof of delivery, Dangerous Good Notes, export document packs etc. to ERP. Also collating supporting documentation for export orders

Auditing: Supporting the wider business through production of reports and information required for internal and external auditing.

Stock Management: Keep constant check of stock levels and develop the automation of the process using the current software system whilst forecasting levels of demand for services and products. Understand production constraints, lead times and seasonal demand increments. Maintains inventory and makes orders or puts a hold on automatic orders if on-hand supplies call for doing so.

Communication: Liaise between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers to ensure a flow of information pertinent to delivery of service to the company and its customers


Strong IT Skills

Export knowledge

The ideal person would come from a manufacturing or engineering sector

Ideally be available to start on a temporary basis to begin with.

Organised and calm under pressure

Forklift licence desirable

The company offer good benefits including training and qualifications eg CIPS Qualification, Management Development and H&S training

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Job Reference: AW001

Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Job Start Date: ASAP

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