Supply Chain Co-ordinator


Ref: 1119Tuesday 16 November 2021

£26,000 - £30,000

Amour Recruitment are working with a well-established, dynamic company providing innovative waste management services, primarily focused towards the manufacturing sector.

The business has been established well over 20 years and service an enviable client list of well know blue chip brands.

Salary - £26,000 - £30,000 DOE

Hours are Monday to Friday 8.30 - 5.00pm

This role will require UK travel so a driving license is essential.

We are keen to speak to candidates who have a commercial background in sales.

The role

  • You will report to the Commercial Director, and supporting the Business Development Managers and Account Managers.  Your primary role will be to source recycling and disposal outlets across the UK.


  • Agreeing prices and completion of new business cost of sale to agreed timescales
  • Updating supplier information into the CRM database
  • Building relationships with new and existing suppliers & recyclers
  • Speaking to recyclers, waste companies sourcing outlets for customer materials
  • Working closely with the Warehouse Supervisor ensuring materials are prepared ready for collection/delivery for onward recycling.
  • Provide support to the sales teams in finding outlets for materials, through researching via the web and speaking / visiting suppliers
  • Conducting supply chain audits to new and existing suppliers and agreeing commercial deals with approved suppliers
  • Data analysis to establish margin enhancement
  • Negotiating prices
  • Ensure company compliance through obtaining and logging all licences  
  • Development of supply routes for challenging waste streams
  • First line issue resolution for supply chain related disputes
  • Agree payment terms with suppliers and inform Accounts.
  • Best practice service enhancement
  • Purchasing of consumable items under agreed value

Skills and experience:

  • Sales and or negotiating skills is essential to achieve primary objective of the role
  • Commercial knowledge of the waste sector and waste materials would be a distinct advantage
  • You must be hands on prepared to get involved
  • Confident
  • Knowledge of current waste legislation would be a distinct advantage
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience of change management and developing process
  • Driving licence is essential – some UK travel to suppliers will be necessary

The ideal candidate:

  • For this role we are looking for an individual who can work on their own initiative, with a pro-active, can-do approach to the role.  In addition, our ideal candidate will:
  • Be an excellent team player, working closely with our operations, sales, client account and finance departments
  • Very organised able to work to tight deadlines
  • Have the tenacity to succeed and seek required information
  • Must be confident in communication and negotiating to strike a deal
  • Enjoy working in a fast – paced environment with a varied job role and possess the ability to prioritise and juggle several tasks at any one time
  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability for continuous learning and be used to working to strict deadlines.
  • Able to work unsupervised and to successfully complete tasks within tight deadlines

Apply for immediate consideration