Purchasing Coordinator

Due to the continued growth our Sales & Distribution client in the Cookstown area are seeking to recruit a Purchasing Coordinator.

Reporting to: Purchasing Manager

Main Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for purchasing of all components and consumables.

  • Ensuring all components are purchased competitively, on time and that goods are received within expected lead times.

  • Monitoring top components and ensuring items that are running low are ordered and received on time to prevent run out, considering supplier lead times.

  • Continually monitoring stock of all items, ensuring all are within acceptable limits, set out within the system.

  • Sourcing components from various manufacturers as and when required, including new or changing components.

  • Ensuring items are purchased in line with supplier price list, that discount levels are correct, and quantity breaks are correct.

  • Forecasting of all critical items, reviewing usages monthly and updating forecasts as necessary.

  • Negotiating better prices/service across all suppliers, particularly those with high usage.

  • Organising collection with couriers/shippers of all items where required and monitoring delivery of same.

  • Matching POD’s to invoices and placing on the system, ensuring all prices agree to purchase order price and quantities received, any discrepancies being raised immediately.

  • Filing supplementary declarations with TSS.

  • Assisting with shop counter in relation to small sales and repairs if and when required.

  • Any other duties to compliment the role.

Essential Criteria

  • Coming from a strong background in a similar industry, the successful person must have practical knowledge with experience in mechanical products to quickly familiarise themselves.

  • Candidate should be a self-motivated individual who can work independently as well as part of a team.

  • Previous experience working in a purchasing department, supporting a busy manufacturing environment.

  • Computer literacy skills to include Microsoft word, Excel and Outlook are essential.

  • Excellent verbal, written, telephone and email communication skills.


  • Company events

  • Company pension

  • On-site parking

  • Private medical insurance


  • 7:15am – 4:30pm Monday to Thursday

  • 7:15am – 3:15pm Friday

For more information on this role please contact Eunice Loughran on 02887440033

If this job isn't quite right for you, get in touch with a member of our team to discuss your career.

Place of work

Haughey Recruitment Ltd
United Kingdom

Employer profile

Haughey Recruitment specialise in the provision of temporary, permanent and executive search solutions across all industry sectors including engineering, construction, administration, finance & accountancy, manufacturing and sales.

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  • Dungannon
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