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Philips Purchasing Coordinator in Basingstoke, United Kingdom


Are you looking for a challenging, innovative, exciting opportunity where you can contribute to making a difference in people’s lives?

Philips Healthcare is currently recruiting for a Purchasing Co-ordinator to join our Purchasing team in Basingstoke. This team works with internal and external stakeholders to create Purchase Orders, which obtain materials, goods & supplies to allow us to meet our manufacturing demand.

This is 12 month Fixed Term Contract. The salary is in the region of £20,000-£25,000 but we could pay more

In this role, you have the opportunity to support the Purchasing Manager to ensure on-time delivery of all stock options and ensuring that we have minimum stock levels to fulfill our orders. This will include

  • Creating purchase orders in order to obtain materials, goods and supplies to meet manufacturing demand.

  • Liaising with suppliers to expedite delivery of Materials on open PO’s

  • Reviewing defined stocking levels to address any shortfalls and working with colleagues and suppliers to manage the supply chain, resolving any associated problem or queries

  • Supplier performance reporting

  • Maintain integrity and accuracy of all data in the systems

Your Profile

  • Good Administrative skills, ideally with a history in Purchasing and raising Purchase Orders

  • PC Literate – Good understanding of Excel (Pivot Tables, Formulas etc)

  • Exposure to an ERP system

  • Excellent telephone manner and strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team

  • Organized, able to multi-task & attention to detail is paramount

  • Enthusiastic and Pro-active

  • Discreet with sensitive/confidential information

Equal opportunities

Philips are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Should you require any reasonable adjustments to enable your participation in the interview process, please advise us of this in your application.

Why should you join Philips?

Here at Philips WE ARE Working Together for a Better Tomorrow:

Philips' dedication to enriching lives is reflected in our company, our solutions, and a commitment to our people. Philips products lead to improved healthcare, faster diagnosis and better patient outcomes. Philips employees change lives every day.

Enjoy endless opportunities to learn, and develop your career in the directions to which you aspire. Philips Healthcare is a place where you will work with others whose far-reaching ideas and accomplishments have impacted over 200 million lives already. Please help us determine what’s next. Your ideas and ability to deliver will help to transform the future of healthcare, and allow you to create your own legacy.

Thanks to our employees, we are at the forefront of the Healthcare industry. Healthcare providers, backed by our many market leading solutions, are able to diagnose confidently, improve care, and increase the quality of life for patients across North America each and every day.

Advance your career in an environment that supports work-life balance, health & well-being and continuous learning. Making a difference begins right here, where you come first.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions

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