• Employment type
    Full Time
  • Sector
    Supply Chain
  • Location
    Cambridge
  • Salary
    £25,000 - £30,000
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Purchasing and Logistics Co-ordinator

An interesting opportunity has arisen for an organised and experienced Purchasing and Logistics Coordinator to join this growing and prestigious firm to provide support within their close-knit team.  The role would allow you to be part of this vital process from start to finish, working with the incoming order, following that trail and ensuring that the right kind of materials are in stock and if not making sure that they are ordered and planned accordingly.

This is a wonderful opportunity for a  Purchasing and Logistics Coordinator that enjoys working on multiple and interesting projects within a specific deadline. You will have great attention to detail with a methodical approach to work and enjoy being pro-active, very organised, and able to think strategically.  If you love having ownership of your workload and contributing to the overall process of client delivery, then this role could be for you!

As the Purchasing and Logistics Coordinator , you will:

  • Update material reservations
  • Respond to any e-mail queries
  • Liaise with Account Managers to discuss any delays in time or process
  • Raise weekly production purchase orders
  • Raise material purchase orders on an ad-hoc basis responding to short term material requirements
  • Confirm all material purchase orders on system and advise Manager of any queries/delays
  • Long term scheduling – plan and prepare production schedules in conjunction with the Planning & Purchasing Manager
  • Cover for the Planning & Purchasing Manager when on holiday, days off and any other absence
  • Purchasing projects – cost savings exercises
  • Manage a small group of suppliers and maintain effective working relationships in conjunction with the Planning & Purchasing Manager
  • Liaise with Goods-In to resolve any delivery/stock queries
  • Other administrative duties as and when needed

As the Purchasing and Logistics Coordinator, you will be:

  • Ideally have experience in logistics and or supply chain
  • You must be highly proficient with the planning function for complex manufacturing lines and have used a Business Management software package to control this task
  • Numerical and verbal reasoning essential, with commercial awareness
  • An effective communicator at all levels, both written and verbal
  • Effective problem-solving skills is essential
  • Deliver excellent customer service to all stakeholders
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise work
  • Pro-active and enthusiastic approach
  • An effective team player
  • Computer literate with strong Excel skills

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