Purchasing Coordinator

Purchasing Coordinator

Job Description

Job ID: 22567
Job Function: Purchasing
Job Term: Permanent
Job Region: UK & Europe
Posted Date: 30 Mar 2023

Job Overview

Working in the purchasing team, supporting the management of a specific group of suppliers & commodities consistent with the expectations and objectives (Quality, Service, Cost) of TVS.

Job Responsibilities

  • Identify and implement cost savings projects that contribute to the overall achievement of the departmental objectives
  • Supplier relationships management
  • Manage RFQ’s and other requests from clients
  • Support the operational supply function with problem resolution
  • Resolve invoice queries in line with business needs
  • Develop value adding relationships with cross functional departments and suppliers
  • Maintain the day to day running of the purchasing process ensuring compliance across the business.
  • Completing analysis to support decision making
  • Optimise project deliverables consistent with the expectations and objectives surrounding quality, service, cost and innovation
  • Negotiate all the key commercial data and supplier agreements relative to a specific project.
  • Manage strategic supplier negotiations to eliminate cost.
  • Contribute to the development of departmental key processes
  • Some business travel required for client and supplier meetings

Qualifications and Skills

  • Previous experience of working on sourcing strategies- driving cost reduction.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Intermediate level in Excel
  • Strong administration skills
  • Commercial analysis
  • Numerate
  • Professional and ethical in approach
  • Commercial awareness
  • Continuous improvement
  • Team player
  • Results driven
  • Computer literate, experience of ERP an advantage

In return for your hard work, we offer excellent career progression opportunities and a professional environment where you can acquire, use, and continue developing your skills.

Your package will include:

  • Competitive Salary and pension scheme with life assurance
  • 25 Days Holiday (plus 8 statutory Bank Holidays)
  • Holiday buy-back scheme (5 days)
  • Employee Assistance Programme supporting wellness with immediate access to:
    1. GP consultation and second opinions
    2. Mental health support
    3. Financial and Legal support
    4. Wellbeing and healthy living support
  • Employee referral scheme with financial reward
  • Professional Membership and Study Sponsorship
  • Pass scheme (£100 to undertake training of your choice)
  • Subsidised canteen

At TVS SCS we encourage and support our employees to realise their potential. They are empowered to take initiative and achieve high impact results that really make a difference to our business and our customers.

If you require any adjustments to allow you take a full and active part in the selection process, please notify us as part of your application. Please note TVS Supply Chain Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

TVS have signed the Armed Forces covenant and are a forces friendly employer

Job Location

Chorley - Hybrid

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