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Region: Shropshire

Salary: Competitive Salary and Pension

Purchasing Assistant / Buyer / Procurement / Materials Sourcing position available with rapidly growing waste management and recycling company in the East Midlands

TITLE: Supply Chain Co-Ordinator – Waste Management & Recycling

CLIENT: My client is a nationally recognised, leading Waste Management and Recycling company. They are now seeking an experienced Supply Chain Co-Ordinator to join their busy team.

Package: Competitive Salary and Pension.

Location: Shrewsbury, Telford and surrounding areas

Previous industries: Waste Management / Commercial Waste / Household Waste / Business Waste / General Waste / Retail / Metals / Plastics / Cardboard / Municipal solid waste (MSW) / FM / Facilities Management / WEEE / Recycling

Previous Job Titles: Buyer, Procurement, Materials Sourcing, Supply Chain Co – Ordinator, Trader, Broker.

ROLE- Supply Chain Co-Ordinator

You will liaise with suppliers to ensure the smooth running of process, by checking that delivery and collections are on – track as agreed.

This role will see you working alongside management to help strengthen the supply chain.

This position will see you securing the best price and participating in the brokerage process.

You will build rapport with clients, new and existing, and create fantastic relationships.

Working to deadline to secure business and use your initiative to negotiate the best possible price.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED- Supply Chain Co-Ordinator – Waste Management & Recycling

You will be commercially savvy and hold strong negotiation skills.

Previous experience in a buying / procurement / materials sourcing role is required.

Exposure to Waste Management and Recycling or related industries would be preferable, though not essential.

You will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Good working knowledge of using IT systems.

Have the ability to build excellent relationships and nurture them.

You will be able to work to tight deadlines efficiently in a calm manner.

Previous Job Titles: Buyer, Procurement, Materials Sourcing, Trader, Broker.

Previous industries: Waste Management / Commercial Waste / Household Waste / Business Waste / General Waste / Retail / Metals / Plastics / Cardboard / Municipal solid waste (MSW) / FM / Facilities Management / WEEE / Recycling

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