Purchasing Office Assistant

Recruiter
NDO Consultants Ltd
Location
Mildenhall, Suffolk
Salary
£12000 - £16000/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
09 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
NDO Consultants are recruiting for a Purchasing/Office Assistant, this role will work closely with all staff to maintain efficiency when purchasing goods. Main duties will include purchasing all required goods for the Company, this will involve ensuring the best possible
price is achieved, continuous price review is a crucial part of the role, as well as the understanding of the importance of nominal coding/budget control in accounts. In addition you will be required to assist within the despatch area, packing goods for all deliveries in the UK and export, this consists of logging serial numbers, packing goods in a manner to protect the products, and clearly labelling the correct address. A level of general office duties will also be required e.g. answering the phone, photocopying and filing. This role offers a great opportunity to grow with a developing business and make their own mark within a very busy Admin office.

Skills/Experience:

Preferable

• Computer literate with excellent knowledge of Windows and Office software (Outlook, Excel, Word)
• Knowledge of Sage software
• Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritise work
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Attention to detail and problem solving skills
• Excellent telephone manner and a willingness to negotiate.

Individual:

• Able to work alone or as part of a team
• Excellent initiative required including ability to think outside the box
• Well organised and able to keep a long term plan in mind and maintain accurate records.
• Effective communicator who can disseminate information to management and staff alike.
• Quick to learn and able to seek advice/support whenever required.
• A forward thinker.
• A desire to be part of something that has a future, it is more than just a job