Purchasing Assistant

Barclay Meade
Littlehampton, West Sussex
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client are a global manufacturing company who are looking for a purchasing assistant to join their team to support the procurement division this is a great opportunity for an driven individual to join a fantastic company.

The role of the purchasing administrator will be to provide full tactical support to the Supply Chain function, as well as driving through initiative to achieve the departments objectives in line with the divisional and group requirements.

Location - Littlehampton

Salary - £18 -20k

The role of purchasing assistant will be include the following duties -

Tactical Purchasing - to be responsible for managing and acting upon all relevant demands from Parkers processes, i.e. MRP, Kanban etc. for purchased materials components and services. Liaising directly with suppliers to ensure continuity of supply for operations.
Improve DSI and drive towards 'Just In Time' stock control process and utilising companies systems.
Support warehouse functions.
Develop relationships and liaise with internal departments within the Business Unit
Day sales inventory management and control
Maintain actions and functions implemented by Strategic Supply Chain
Liaising with Material Control and Quality Assurance Departments to ensure supplier delivery and performance levels are maintained

The ideal candidate for this role will have -

Tenacity and determination with a customer orientated approach.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills for effective interface with all contacts.
Organised, methodical approach to delivering consistent results for On time delivery.
Self motivated and logical approach to delivering results.
Be a team player whilst also having the drive and ability to work on their own.
Be at a competant user level with most Microsoft applications.
Warehousing Systems and Stock Control

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK