Purchasing Coordinator 

HHB Communications Ltd./Source Distribution 


This is an exciting opportunity to join the UK’s leading supplier of professional audio technology to the world’s leading recording studios, postproduction facilities, broadcasters and music dealerships. 


Based in Northwest London, HHB Communications Ltd. are looking for a Purchasing Coordinator to join a small Purchasing Team. The purchasing team work closely with the Sales and Warehouse teams to handle a wide range of leading industry brands. HHB brands include: Avid, Dolby, Wohler, RTW and Yellowtec. Source DIstribution Brands include: Rode, Arturia, Genelec and Buchla.  


Our ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, hands-on person with great interpersonal skills and excellent Microsoft Office skills. Experience in the professional audio sector and/or the purchasing sector would be beneficial, as would a basic technical knowledge of the brands and products we deal in.  


Role and Responsibilities 

  • Monitor stock levels and place orders with suppliers and maintain consistent supply of designated distributed brands. 
  • Ensure best purchase pricing through monitoring pricing databases, negotiating supplier discounts, and determining cost! effective transit methods. Create and maintain SKUs on the ERP system, ensuring accuracy of pricing on an ongoing basis, analysing and uploading price data. 
  • Support, update and coordinate with the Sales team on orders to ensure deadlines are achieved; liaise with the Warehouse team to resolve issues with booking in stock;  
  • Assist sales and suppliers with returns. 
  • Co-manage company biannual stock takes, primarily focusing on HHB’s stock holding. 
  • Monitor and chase outstanding orders, resolve invoice discrepancies and maintain relationships with HHB/Source’s key supplier accounts.  
  • Assisting with inventory management including reporting on overstocks. 


Our Ideal Candidate 

  • An excellent understanding of Excel spreadsheets and how to get the most out of them. 
  • Meticulous attention to detail and high levels of accuracy.  
  • A solid set of IT skills – able to pick up new software easily; experienced in using Microsoft Office. Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics NAV an advantage. 
  • Must be an outgoing and motivated self-starter able to work with minimal supervision  
  • Must be able to respond dynamically to a fast-changing workload, ensuring a good division of workload within the team. 
  • Excellent customer service skills. Professional, positive and helpful attitude at all times, with customers, vendors and colleagues alike. 
  • A working knowledge of any of our core brands would be advantageous 


In return you will receive a competitive salary and an attractive package of benefits including private healthcare and company pension after a qualifying period. HHB Communications Ltd. is an equal opportunities employer.  


This role is office based and located in NW10 6QU, London. 


To Apply: 

Please forward your current CV along with a covering letter outlining why you feel you would be a good fit for the role to [email protected]. Application data will be held on file for a period of one year. 

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