Purchasing / Sales Coordinator (Flexible Hours)

Sector:
Purchasing, Procurement, Sales
Job Type:
Full Time
Region:
South East
County:
Hampshire

Town/City:
Alton
Salary:
£20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Description:
£20000 - £22000 per annum

Purchasing/ Sales Coordinator required by successful scientific equipment distributor based near Petersfield / Alton.  Starting salary c.£20-22K  Pro Rata, depending on skills and experience. Flexible hours will be considered. A minimum of 30 hrs/week is anticipated.
 
We now have an exciting opportunity for an organised and experienced Purchasing / Sales Coordinator to join the company in a key position.  You will work closely with the technical sales and service teams to understand and respond to customer requirements, before leading on purchasing and order fulfilment.  This is a key role in a well-established company, with potential for long term development and growth.  Experience of the scientific / engineering / maritime industries, foreign currencies and import / export would be considered highly desirable, but not essential. Full training will be provided.
 
Responsibilities:
-Maintain detailed sales and purchasing database records for each and every sales order, account and product. 
-Create, send and track purchase orders, with guidance and approval from managers and directors.  
-Maintain inventory management system, booking all stock movements, wastage and shortfalls.  
-Organise and book in international and domestic shipments, using couriers and preferred shipping agents.  
-Manage and maintain supplier and customer relationships. 
-Supporting sales, technical, logistics and finance functions as required.

Skills and Experience:
-Excellent communicator, with experience of sales and / or purchasing administration in a busy workplace.  
-Attention to detail is essential, as customer orders are often bespoke / customised to specific requirements. 
-Confident and experienced user of Microsoft Office, Sage and sales CRM systems e.g. Salesforce.com.
-Ability to establish rapport with employees and stakeholders across many different job functions.
-Experience of the scientific / engineering / maritime industries, foreign currencies and import / export would be considered highly advantageous, but not essential.
The office has a picturesque rural location between Petersfield and Alton, consequently own transport is essential.
 
Starting salary c.£20-22K full time equivalent depending on skills and experience.
 
If you feel you are suitable for this role, Apply Now and we look forward to hearing from you.

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