Purchasing Assistant

Oxby & Parke Recruitment
05 Feb 2017
05 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

As exciting opportunity has arisen for a Purchasing Assistant to join a successful business that is a subsidiary of a larger group within the environmental sector. Based on site in Aston Clinton.

The Role

This is a varied and busy role where you will be expected to carry out all duties within the Purchasing Department.

  • You will be responsible for processing and documenting purchase orders for the Group.
  • Progressing purchase orders with suppliers to ensure that they deliver as requested, on time and in full.
  • Liaise with other departments to advise them of any supplier issues that may affect them i.e. late delivery and look for alternative suppliers if necessary.
  • Meeting with new and existing suppliers to establish requirements and value for money.
  • Maintaining up to date supplier pricing within Emax & Access Dimensions.
  • Processing of purchase ledger invoices within Emax & Access Dimensions as appropriate.
  • Liaise with purchase ledger accounts to ensure that any supplier invoice issues are relayed to them.
  • Update of the invoice query logs.
  • Assist where required with other areas of the Purchasing Department.

About You

  • You will be flexible in your approach, able to prioritise your workload, demonstrate effective communication and act as a team player.
  • Work within a Purchasing role or similar.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Use of Emax & Access Dimensions or similar accounts systems such as SAGE , SAP, AS400, Pegasus, etc.