Purchasing Assistant, from £16,000 per annum, depending on experience

18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Purchasing Assistant, from £16,000 per annum, depending on experience

In Recruitment are looking to recruit an organised and efficient Purchasing Assistant to review, approve and place orders whilst negotiating the most cost effective deals for a superior Luxury Hotel & Spa, in Cornwall.

As the Purchasing Assistant, you will be confident in sourcing cost effective products and ensuring the development of effective supplier relationships. You will also be responsible for maintaining an accurate database of products and suppliers for the hotel.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing, approving and placing orders in line with Company procedures
  • Reviewing and managing stock levels around the hotel
  • Checking supplier delivery notes against outstanding purchase orders, ensuring these are efficiently passed to the Accounts department
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with all suppliers
  • Negotiating contracts, improving prices and terms of business with suppliers

You will need to have:

  • Previous experience as a purchasing assistant, procurement assistant or
  • commercial assistant
  • The ability to build and maintain effective and productive relationships with staff and suppliers
  • A good commercial & business acumen
  • A good level of Excel skills, including Pivot Tables and Vlookup
  • Experience of maintaining a database of products and suppliers

To apply for this fabulous opportunity please email your CV via the link below.

In Recruitment prides itself on providing only the highest quality candidates. Due to the high volume of applications, we will only contact you if your application is successful.