Purchasing Assistant

Recruiter
Sky Personnel Ltd
Location
Aston Clinton
Salary
16575.0000
Posted
16 Mar 2017
Closes
15 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client based in Aston Clinton are seeking a Purchasing Assistant, reporting to the Purchasing Manager, you will carry out all duties within the Purchasing Department. You must be flexible in your approach to your duties and able to prioritise your workload, demonstrate effective communication and act as a team player.

Duties include:

  • Assist with the inputting of both Purchase Orders and Invoices into the Accounts/ERP system

  • Chase up Purchase Order deliveries/problems with suppliers by telephone or email

  • Discuss invoice problems with suppliers i.e. notify suppliers of any discrepancies

  • Assist, time permitting, with stock control movements within the two computer systems mentioned above

  • General administration duties

Whilst full training will be provided, the following skills are advantageous:

  • Computer literate: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) as well as use of an Accounts Package (Access Dimensions & Emax RM6 ERP System)

  • Good Communication: you will be expected to speak with suppliers or communicate through email to discuss invoice queries and chase up Purchase Order deliveries/problems

Essential experience:

  • Previous experience within a Purchasing role or similar

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills

  • A good level of education including Mathematics and English

Hours of work:

Monday to Friday 08:00 - 17:00 (37.5 hour week) or 09:00 - 17:00 (40 hour week) (1 hour unpaid lunch break)

Salary:

£16,575pa based on 37.5 hour week or £17,680 based on 40 hour week

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