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Purchasing Coordinator

Job Title: Purchasing Coordinator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry
Salary: + 25 days holiday & Client Happy to pay for AAT Studies
REF: RR130388
Contact Name: Nicki Rainbow
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

Purchasing Co-ordinator urgently required to join the expanding purchasing department of a global player in the live events and exhibition industry based from their offices in Coventry. You will receive 25 days holiday per annum (plus bank holidays and statutory public holidays). Benefits to include: free onsite parking, subsidised onsite canteen, contributory pension and contributory healthcare.

Reporting to the Purchasing Supervisor you will be required to support operations in the performance of key administrative activities with the primary objective of reviewing all aspects of the requisition and converting into purchase orders in a timely manner in accordance with Company policies and practices.

As the Purchasing Co-ordinator your duties will be to:-

* Review/authorise all Sage purchase orders for accuracy (supplier, delivery address, service codes, description, account coding and price) to support operational departments (Roughly 100 - 200 Purchase Orders Daily)
* Process changes to Purchase orders as required.
* Answer all questions related to requisitions, purchase orders and receipts in a timely manner.
* Provide support to other members of the purchasing team as and when necessary.
* Keep Purchasing Supervisor informed of all issues.
* Help Purchasing supervisor with Month end tasks
* Investigate all PO/Invoice queries & liaise with the relevant requesters
* Train new starters on Sage1000 system/Refresher training maybe also required.
* Open /checking of Post daily (100-200 invoices daily)
* Make travel bookings and help with out of policy travel bookings.
* Help with cost savings for Travel where we can by offering alternatives.
* Create and amend new suppliers on the Sage1000 system
* Create and amend new suppliers on the R2 system.
* Ensure all new suppliers are issued with Company Sustainability guide Lines & Purchase Order T&C`s.
* Record all Purchase Order/Invoice queries.
* Maintain and help lead the authorisation of Stationary orders for the business (making cost saving as and where we can)
* Ad Hoc duties as required
* Actively engage in continuous improvement ensuring suggestions and opportunities are highlighted to your line manager.

To be a successful Purchasing Co-ordinator you will have the following skills and experience:-

In particular you will be required to work collaboratively alongside and provide support to the Procurement Manager and all Sage1000 users.

* Previous knowledge of SAGE would be preferred but not essential
* A good eye for detail
* Experience of Purchasing, data entry, accounting or similar accounts administration experience
* Must be Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word & Excel
* Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment & meet deadlines with little supervision.
* Must have excellent communication skills, be a team player & self-starter with an understanding of team goals.

You will be working A 37.5 hour week working Monday to Friday, typically between the hours of 8.30 - 5.00 (with one hour unpaid lunch).

This is a full-time permanent role offering a salary of £16,000 - £18,000 and would suit a trainee Accounts Administrator as my client is also offering paid study support to AAT level.