Purchasing Coordinator

About the Role

As a Purchasing Coordinator at St John Ambulance, you will work within our Supply and Inventory team and be responsible for supporting the purchasing team with managing stock levels for a wide range of medical equipment. You will work closely with our buying team to ensure purchase orders are raised and sent to suppliers and manufactures within agreed timeframes.

You will be the front-line support for all customer related queries and play a key role in managing the team mailbox ensuring of timely replies. You will develop strong relationships with internal teams and support the relationships with key suppliers and buyers in order to maximise business benefits and cost savings for SJA.

Please see the job description for more detail (this can be viewed on our website or once you click apply)

About You

You will have experience of working in a similar role and knowledge of purchasing in distribution environments, resolving supply issues and be able show evidence of working to targets and KPI’s. You will have a willingness to learn and adapt to new skills as well as being a strong team player supporting the life changing work we do.

About Us

St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, providing first aid, keeping people safe at events and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls.

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people learn how to save a life through our training, education and youth programmes.

Over the next decade, we have bold ambitions to help transform out-of-hospital care, having a positive impact on the people we treat and the communities we serve.

We are a team of 1,600 employees and 18,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through first aid.

You will receive;

  • Competitive salary & pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing portal - Access to financial, health and wellbeing guidance and support.
  • Discounts - Blue Light, NHS Discounts and SJA discounts including discounts on mobile phone, gym membership, cinema, restaurants, holidays and shopping-including your weekly food shop.

Interview Date: 1 July 2019

Application Review Date: 20 June 2019

We may review applications before the Application Review Date, however, if you apply after the Application Review Date, your application may not be considered. We will accept applications until we have successfully filled the role.

If you are a current St John Ambulance employee, please apply here: Click here

For all other candidates, or SJA volunteers wishing to apply, please click here

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Job Information

Job Role
Sales & Customer Service


Salary Description
£22,500 - £24,667

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