Sourcing Co-ordinator

UK Greetings
Yorkshire & Humber
17 Jun 2019
10 Jul 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time

About The Role

This is a great opportunity to join a highly motivated, fast paced office environment, working alongside and supporting the Far East Sourcing Controller.

Specific responsibilities include:

Monitor the internal order management system (Quickbase) dashboard for new items ordered. Check and resolve communications daily to target on time performance.

  • Control and manage private label and Customer Delivery Schedule (CDS) Critical Date Paths (CDP's) from artwork release to the delivery booked into the warehouse.

  • Resolve and discuss price queries between Marketing and Asia Global Sourcing.

  • Raise Purchase orders using internal MFG system.

  • Uploading of Matrix costs onto Purchase orders and issue back to supplier for paperwork completion.

  • Run and present Weekly every day and seasonal delivery performance reports and make recommendations. Publish report to customer delivery schedule team (CDS).

  • Analyse weekly delivery performance and identify risks to customer delivery by exception on late items.

  • Resolve delivery non-compliance issues from the warehouse, and attend weekly meeting.

  • Resolve invoice queries and issue back to accounts.

  • Responsible for the opening and distribution on departmental post. Including the sending and tracking on DHL parcels into Asia.

  • Administration duties as required across the department.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate strong Intermediate Excel skills, a good level of attention to detail and on point communication and organisation skills. Previous experience of dealing with an external sourcing office and / or working with Far East suppliers would be beneficial.

About The Company

We create greeting cards, gift dressings and social expressions products for big events, special occasions and those "saw-this-and-thought-of-you" moments of life. We're the largest direct to retail publisher, so you'll find our products just about everywhere!

We're one of the largest direct to retail publisher of greeting cards and social expression products in the UK, so you'll find our products in most high street specialists, independent retailers and major supermarkets.

Along with our sister Company John Sands, we're part of the American Greetings family, the largest privately owned greeting card publisher in the world.