Purchasing Assistant

Recruiter
Elevate Resourcing
Location
Braintree, Essex
Salary
£20000 - £25000/annum
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
16 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Purchasing Assistant is a new function within the company. The candidate will form an integral part of the business as well as be the communicator between other departments. The role will require the below duties but as the position grows so may the responsibilities:

Job Purpose:

To assist the Purchasing Manager to purchase all materials to the company’s exact business requirements by collating and analysing order requirements and supplier information.
Provide administrative support for the Purchasing team.
Send out enquiries for appropriate materials, collate and analyse quotations.
As required, place orders with suitable suppliers for specified materials ensuring goods are delivered on the required date and purchased at the most competitive rates and within budget.
Ensure quality and performance of ordered materials is in line with required standards.
Consolidate purchases of materials to achieve maximum economic benefit.
Chase deliveries from suppliers that are overdue or urgent.
By liaising with the Purchasing Manager, inform other departments of all relevant information regarding changes in materials, major price movements, delivery lead times and individual supply situations.
Use Group buying deals unless authorised otherwise by Purchasing Manager.
Assist the Purchasing Manager in maintaining the Purchasing internal computer information system for the company
Implement new ideas and methods and continue to seek ways of both improving contribution to the organisation’s goals and enhancing the reputation of the company.
Salary dependant on experience – c£20,000 - £25,000
Onsite parking available + 20 days holiday + bank holidays
Hours: Monday to Friday 08.30 – 17.30

For more information about this role or any other role with Elevate Resourcing, please call the office or send your CV together with salary expectations

All applicants for this or any other role with Elevate Resourcing must be eligible to live and work in the UK