Temp Procurement assistant 6 months

Recruiter
Hays Office Support
Location
Sunderland
Salary
£11.00 - £15.00/hour
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
Immediate start Experienced procurement Assistant needed for large scale SME business to support senior buyer.

Your new company
A large scale SME manufacturing organisation requires a purchasing assistant to support the procurement team reporting directly to the senior buyer. As Procurement Assistant you will support the Procurement Manager with administration and key project work. Complete administration of companywide purchasing requirements and solutions in a clear concise and positive manner.

Your new role

* Relationship management and understanding the requirements of the internal customers.
* You will be required to assist Procurement Manager with the supplier relationship and management; ensuring vendors agree to contact terms and service levels.
* Maintaining monthly management information and reporting
* Assisting with ad-hoc Procurement duties
* Updating and managing inventory
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What you'll need to succeed

* The candidate should be able to demonstrate all the necessary buyer/purchasing skills associated with the role including:
* Proven track record in all aspects of purchasing worldwide.
* A clear understanding of shipping, currencies, bill of materials, lead time and stock control
* Ensuring that all PO data is accurate and up to date
* Responsibility for ordering and the delivery arrangements of those orders
* Additional responsibilities of the role will include:
* Identifying cost savings
* Back order reporting
* Resolving supply chain issues
* Liaising with existing national and international suppliers
* Maintaining stock levels in accordance with lead times and customer demands
* The candidate should also have excellent attention to detail, be highly organised, and be competent in Microsoft Office including Excel. SAP B1 also an advantage.
* The candidate should possess good communication skills across all levels.

What you'll get in return
Competitive pay and a fantastic working environment.

What you need to do now
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