Purchasing Assistant

Cubed Resourcing Ltd
£20000 per annumtxtSalaryFrom=20000
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Purchasing Assistant

Our client are a well-established and trusted Aftermarket Brand for Precision Engineered Turbochargers & Parts. Still an SME, but with big ambitions – apart from UK, they operate sites in North America, Europe and Asia. They are now looking for an experienced Purchasing Assistant to add to their family-like team Purchasing department, based in Barnsley.

Role Responsibilities:

- To provide accurate pricing and recommend best supply route, which meets commercial, technical and quality needs of the business
- To compare pricing models and propose cost-effective and commercial supply
- To maintain system data to a high level of accuracy
- To support PI counts and stock-takes
- Ensure clear communication with cross functional teams at all times
- Develop ideas for cost reductions across all areas of influence
- Comply with all aspects of SOPs in your area of influence
- Maintain good working relationships with peers
- Process purchase orders and other paperwork

Skills & Experience: 


- Experience within a Purchasing environment within Automotive indsutry
- Advanced MS Office Skills
- Demonstrable experience of obtaining cost reductions and sourcing
- Excellent organisational, analytical and planning skills
- Great relationship builder
- Ability to see the big picture
- Understand the need for ‘continual improvement’ and the ability to implement new ideas
- Must be “hands on” and willing to help the team to get the job done


- CIPS or alternative qualification (will support if required)
- Automotive Industry experience
- Experience in Logistics and or Export Documentation

In the role of Purchasing Assistant you can expect superb working conditions, a comprehensive on going skill improvement program, bright and air-conned office, and the opportunity to further develop your skills and connections with a recognised and growing business

In return for your skills and expertise you can expect to receive a competitive salary dependant on your level of relevant experience. You will also receive a generous pension scheme and benefits package

We will be shortlisting for this role ASAP, please apply online, or direct to Helen Mitchell-Hayes