Expeditor

Are you ridiculously well organised?  A meticulous planner who has a keen eye for detail?  Comfortable getting on the phone and speaking with suppliers, even when things have gone tits up?  Fancy joining the procurement team of a fantastic business that work hard but also know how to have fun?  Read on…

What’s on offer?

  • Base salary of £25,000 to £30,000
  • Contributory Pension – 5% matched
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Death in Service x4 Salary
  • Cycle to work scheme

What will you be doing?

In a nutshell, you’ll be responsible for making sure stock and component parts arrive where they are needed, when they are needed.  You’ll have regular contact with suppliers, both existing and prospective, as well as internal customers to obtain all the required delivery information (negotiating with them where possible to get the best dates you can!) to ensure a smooth and seamless flow of material into the manufacturing operation.  As well as dealing with current orders you’ll also be chasing up overdue orders to get them into the business as quickly as possible.  You’ll need to keep a variety of systems data up to date and accurate and run a number of different reports.  You’ll also support the procurement & supply chain team with other duties as and when needed.

Who will you be doing it for?

You’ll be joining an established, successful and profitable manufacturing business that make products needed all over the world.  You’ll be joining a business with an outstanding culture, one of inclusion, respect and a high focus on giving back to the local community via their outstanding CSR work.  They believe in helping their people have careers, not just jobs, and invest in regular training and development courses.  One look at the number of long standing employees who have progressed their career within this business will echo what a great place this is to build your career.  

What do you need to bring to the table?

To be successful in this role it is expected that you will be able to demonstrate the majority of the following skills and experience:

  • Previous experience working in an expeditor/purchasing/procurement/supply chain role is a big plus
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Able to work to tight supply deadlines
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment – manufacturing would be ideal but again isn’t essential
  • Previous experience working with MRP/ERP systems is highly desirable
  • Order book management experience preferred
  • Great relationship / rapport building skills
  • IT literate
  • Natural problem solver

If the above sounds like the next step in your already successful career, and you’d like to learn more, apply today with a copy of your CV, LinkedIn profile or whatever you have for immediate consideration – every application is reviewed by a person, and everyone will get a response, it’s the least you deserve.

Job Information

Job Reference: V-32151
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: 5% matched pension, 25 days holiday, cycle to work scheme, death in service 4x salary
Salary From: £25000
Salary To: £30000
Job Industries: Purchasing & Procurement
Job Locations: Halesowen
Job Types: Permanent

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