Job Openings Purchasing Coordinator

About the job Purchasing Coordinator

Have you ever wondered how HelloFresh delivers thousands of meal boxes to customers doorsteps? Are you passionate about Supply Chain and Planning, and hope to impact the experience of thousands of customers? Are you obsessed with helping solving challenging problems and creating new solutions? If so, we look forward to hearing from you!

HelloFresh is looking for a Purchasing Coordinator to support our Supply Chain Operations in the generation of purchase orders for various HelloFresh markets across Europe, the UK, Australia, and New Zealand. This role will ensure the accuracy and timeliness of our ordering processes using a combination of in-house tools and Google Suite packages. Working closely with the Supply Chain, Procurement, and Forecasting teams, this role will raise, edit, and send purchase orders to our suppliers.

Above all, we are looking for people who will make HelloFresh better. We believe there are many different ways of developing skills and we love diverse experiences! So even if you dont tick all the boxes but think youd thrive in this role, we would really like to learn more about you.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Calculate and issue purchase orders for your category area(s)

  • Distribute forecast information to HelloFresh suppliers

  • Partner closely with the Suppliers and internal teams such as Forecasting, Procurement, Warehouse and Inventory to ensure purchase orders are timely and fulfill customer requirements

  • Complete the necessary audit checks to ensure orders are complete and accurate before sending to suppliers

  • Revise or raise additional purchase orders as required

  • Resolve any queries raised by suppliers on the purchase orders, escalate where necessary

  • Correct or escalate any data inaccuracies to your Line Manager

  • Report any tooling issues and recommend improvements

  • Maintain the confidentiality of our data and uphold the integrity of our business

  • Support on additional day to day tasks as needed, including but not limited to, data entry, emergency purchase orders, updates to delivery schedules and inventory data analysis

  • Remain flexible to changing duties and responsibilities as business needs vary


WHAT YOU'LL BRING

  • At least 2 years of previous purchasing experience as a Buyer

  • Requires expertise in operating Microsoft Office programs, and ideally ERP/MRP systems

  • Language: English, other European languages considered a plus (German, Dutch, French, Spanish, Italian)


SOFT SKILLS

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, collaboration, and self-management skills with a strong focus on teamwork.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills

  • Assertive, responsible, and adaptable, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and navigate complex situations.

  • Hands on mentality

  • Initiative and proactivity


Package Details

  • Monetized unused leave credits for up to 5 days (given at the end of the year)
  • 13th-month pay (pro-rated)
  • Long Service Benefit: 0.5 of your monthly basic salary per year of employment (up to a maximum of 2 monthly salaries)
  • HMO for Principal (Day 1) plus 1 Dependent after 1 year
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Paid Time off 10 days per year in the first year of employment, 20 days per year from year 2 of employment