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Purchasing/Buying Co-ordinator required to work on a full-time basis at our large manufacturing client based in Preston.

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The role is initially a temporary role with a view to leading to a permanent contract.

Experience working within a Purchasing/buying environment is essential Hours: Full time hours
– Monday to Friday.

Location: Preston Salary £25,000 per annum Duties below: Manage a portfolio of suppliers Working efficiently to tight timescales to ensure deadlines are met Close working relationships to be maintained and developed with suppliers Negotiate with current and new suppliers to achieve best possible prices Provide procurement support to various depts Work to improvement targets on cost control, quality improvement and lead time.

Management of a complex workload Ability to work to tight deadlines Identify and implement cost savings Resolution of invoice queries Raise purchase approval forms onto the internal purchasing system and placing orders with the suppliers Raising invoices for payment Taking deliveries and GRN/goods receipting orders Liaising with accounts payable regarding invoices To undertake any other duties as necessary within the Procurement/Buying DepartmentKnowledge & Skills: Able to work efficiently to tight timescales in an environment requiring attention to detail Professional and Ethical in approach Excellent communicator at all levels Good understanding of supply chain management and procurement Knowledge of SAP would be advantageous Excellent analytical and communication skills Result driven Relevant qualification or the ability to demonstrate the required level of skills through work experienceShould you be interested in this role then please click apply now

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