Assistant Buyer - Engineering
ASSISTANT BUYER - ENGINEERING
£22,000 - £25,000
My client is a well known engineering client based in Halifax and is currently looking for an Assistant Buyer/Buyer.
Working in a very busy & friendly engineering office environment, this is a superb opportunity for someone looking for a challenging supply chain career and to make the next step into a purchasing role.
Ensuring the daily completion of a variety of reports, processing purchase orders, liaising with production for lead times, ensuring everything is completed accurately and on time. Monitoring stock levels, liaising with the buyers. You will be responsible for updating all the orders on the bespoke in-house software.
Dealing with all purchase requirements; Raising all purchase orders (high volume) for the business.
Chase any over due orders and delays, inform relevant managers within various departments.
Process all quotations from line managers to authorise all purchase orders.
Stock reporting using Excel.
Progressing orders for updates on deliveries, amend any invoice queries.
Ideally you will be someone who is already carrying out purchasing related activities as part of your current role or has knowledge of purchasing as an administrator. Experienced with processing a high volume of orders is desired and someone that is open to learn new skills and adapt to the companies processes and procedures, whilst also implementing efficiencies if needed.
A great starting salary is offered £22,000 - £25,000 dependant on experience with great company benefits & working hours.
If you are looking for a career with longevity and to have the opportunity to work in a fun working environment then I look forward to receiving your application.
Excellent customer service, accuracy, ability to build relationships with other department heads and an unwavering attention to detail is a key requirement for this role.Solid knowledge of Microsoft office packages particularly Excel and Outlook.