Procurement Coordinator

Our client is a well established and renowned name in the Pharmaceutical Industry and  now are seeking a Procurement Coordinator to join their team.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Develops and implements cost saving measures.
  • Treats people with respect.
  • Keeps commitments.
  • Inspires the trust of others.
  • Works with integrity and ethically.
  • Upholds organizational values.
  • Follows policies and procedures.
  • Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time.
  • Supports organization’s goals and values.
  • Collects and researches data.
  • Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
  • Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Develops alternative solutions.
  • Works well in group problem solving situations
  • Listens to others without interrupting.
  • Keeps emotions under control.
  • Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
  • Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.
  • Listens and gets clarification.
  • Responds well to questions.
  • Participates in meetings.
  • Responds promptly to customer needs.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming.

Responsibilities

 

  • Prepares purchase orders or bid requests and send them to suppliers.
  • Consolidate orders to improve cost.
  • Review orders to determine product, cost and quantities required are correct.
  • Track the status of orders.
  • Ensure order confirmation accuracy.
  • Arrange for transportation purchased products.
  • Contact suppliers in order to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and other problems.
  • Provide forecast to key suppliers to meet the business needs and keeping a constant check on inventory levels
  • Look for new suppliers.
  • File and resolve claims with Vendors and freight carrier.
  • Negotiate rates with inland freight carriers.
  • Request / Negotiate pricing with Vendor in a timely manner.
  • Optimize cost structure.
  • Sourcing goods and services for the best price and value
  • Provide sales with most economical and or product that best fits the customer requirements.
  • Review/ match delivery receipts against the purchase orders, to ensure product, quantity and weight are accurate.
  • Build strong working relationships both internally and with key suppliers
  • Contact vendors when there is a discrepancy with an invoice.
  • Review inventories and maintain management informed if running low.
  • Ensure payment terms are managed and optimized in favor of our company resulting in improved cash flows
  • Comply 100% with of Code of Business Conduct

Education / Training

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Background

One to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.