Sales Office Purchasing Co-Ordinator

Permanent
Suffolk
Suffolk
Engineering
Competitive + Benefits
J44160

Job description

My client is a leading international manufacturer of building construction materials and are market leaders in their field. They have been established for many years and have grown considerably year on year.

Due to this expansion they are now seeking a Sales Office Purchasing Co-Ordinator for an ASAP start.

Working within a busy, fast paced team orientated customer focussed Sales Department the emphasis of the role will be to process sales/purchase orders and liaise with transport companies, suppliers and customers to organise and schedule deliveries to tight deadlines. The ability to problem solve and seek solutions is essential as is the ability to control workload with varying demands, whilst applying attention to detail with a diplomatic and pro-active approach. As an individual you will possess previous experience within a similar role.


An outline of your responsibilities and duties would include;

• Sales/purchase order processing including,

o Preparing quotations
o Invoicing
o Processing sales/purchase orders
o Data input

• Extensive customer focussed telephone liaison including,

o Warehouse and haulage contractors to organise deliveries
o Ability to adapt approach to diverse range of contacts; Contractors, suppliers and internal personnel
o Inter-company communications
o Reception - telephone support

• Direct liaison with suppliers
• Checking and monitoring stock levels and controlling accordingly
• Schedule and organise deliveries
• General administrative duties
• Working as an integral part of a busy team
• Providing cover for team members when required

The key skills, qualifications and criteria for this position include;

• Sound Administrative experience
• Experienced order processer
• Excellent organisational abilities
• Previous knowledge of logistics/transport coordination
• Ability to provide accurate quotations
• Excellent communication skills, via written and verbal mediums
• High degree of accuracy
• Proven experience of working to deadlines
• Ability to work within a fast-paced environment
• Problem solving ability
• Ability to prioritise workload
• Proven advanced level of Computer literacy - Microsoft Excel/Word/Access
• Motivated, driven and dedication to deliver and maintain high standards of service


In order to be considered for this position, please submit your latest CV or call Gerry on 01284 701302 to discuss further.
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