Purchasing Assistant

Recruiter
Point Professional Recruitment LTD
Location
Ely
Salary
£16000 - £22000/annum
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Salary 16-22,000

Do you have purchasing experience or a desire to develop a career in purchasing? Are you able to negotiate effectively and maintain your composure and professional approach in a pressurised environment? If so, this may be the role for you!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Purchasing Assistant to join our busy Purchasing team. The role will be supporting the Purchasing team in both daily duties and projects. Duties will include:

Researching new suppliers
Answering enquiries
Placing and following up orders o Liaising with other departments, working closely with the Quality and Sales teams on product approvals and lead times
Checking market availability
Stock allocation and updating of files
Attending trade shows worldwide

To be successful in this role, you will need to meet the following criteria:

Good negotiation and research skills
Outstanding attention to detail
Good IT skills including Microsoft Office
Excellent communication skills
Ability to maintain good supplier relationships
Ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines

This is a permanent position working 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday) with hours of work from 9:00am 5:30pm