Purchasing Coordinator


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June 13, 2022
Job Type
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Contact Name
Lee Spiers
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Location: Oxfordshire (single site)
Sector: Manufacturing

On offer is a great opportunity to work for a specialist manufacturer in a multi-faceted role where you will be a crucial interface between suppliers and various internal departments.

This role is for a well-established automotive manufacturer who are a reputable and recognized employer within their area. They are looking for a dynamic and self-motivated person to take a leading role in liaising with suppliers to ensure parts and materials are available on time and meet the specific requirements of production. You will take ownership of production and purchase orders and act as a go-to person for the supply chain within the business.

Purpose of the Role:

To carry out the day-to-day purchasing for the business, including managing all
aspects of supplier management. To support the VSM and Financial Controller in
enabling the sourcing of compliant materials with the best value and driving continuous
improvement in the overall supply cost base.


• To procure all materials for the company
• To ensure the best value for product and services
• To be actively involved and accountable for activities to reduce the cost base
• To actively manage the supplier base to ensure specification and quality
• To actively monitor and assess supplier performance for materials

Qualifications, Skills, and Attributes

• Previous experience in a Purchasing/Procurement role
• A high level of attention to detail
• Excellent time management and organization skills
• Skilled in the use of the Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel
• The ability to work both independently and in a team
• Excellent written and oral communication skills

What's in it for you?

• Salary of £36,000 - £40,000
• Buy/sell up to 5 days’ holiday
• Life insurance
• Excellent professional development opportunities

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