Shipping and Buying Coordinator

Shipping and Buying Coordinator

West Yorkshire – full time onsite

A leading IT service provider is seeking a Shipping and Buying Coordinator to join their team on a permanent basis. This pivotal position involves managing stock movements and shipping requirements, including goods in, stock management, customer project allocations, and post-configuration shipping. This role supports multiple internal teams and is essential in maintaining high customer satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities:

• Oversee the receipt of all goods delivered to the site

• Manage stock control of fast-moving items and consumables

• Reserve and issue stock for customer projects

• Implement processes to enhance efficiency in stores and shipping

• Process and log supplier returns

• Conduct monthly stock checks, report, and investigate discrepancies

• Arrange the removal and disposal of old IT equipment, including onsite destruction

• Pack goods for dispatch, preparing and completing dispatch documentation

• Coordinate logistics, including transport arrangements and international shipment administration

• Monitor quality, quantity, delivery times, and transport costs

• Update and report on delivery and dispatch information to measure performance

• Track all shipments in line with reporting metrics

• Conduct account reviews with third-party logistics suppliers

• Notify procurement of significant service issues or contractual and commercial challenges

• Ensure compliance with import/export regulations, customs regulations, and health and safety requirements

Person Specification:

• Excellent communication, coordinating, planning, and organisational skills

• Ability to develop strong working relationships internally and externally

• 1-2 years of experience in a stores or shipping role is highly advantageous

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Excel and Word

• Familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics 365 or similar ERP would be beneficial

• Able to work at a fast pace, processing quickly but accurately with the ability to multitask

Paying £25,000 - £30,000 PA plus excellent benefits.


  • Location: West Yorkshire, England
  • Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: context recruitment
  • Posted: 19-Jun-2024
  • Posted on: careers4a.com