Purchasing Assistant

Recruiter
Paterson Recruitment
Location
Witney
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client based in Witney are looking to recruit a Purchasing Assistant in assisting in with the smooth running of the Purchasing department, placing orders and coordinating inbound goods from suppliers in response to customer requirements.

Main duties

  • Placing purchase orders
  • Booking stock onto Exchequer as goods are received
  • Supplier chasing, expediting and prioritising goods in order
  • Allocating received stock to the appropriate customer backorders and releasing these for dispatch.
  • Reporting shipment discrepancies to suppliers
  • Checking invoices received are for the correct amounts and quantities and reporting any differences to suppliers.
  • Answer supplier enquiries regarding outstanding payments
  • Deal with queries from sales and customer service teams that require information from suppliers.
  • Provide holiday cover and assistance with other office departments as required.

Person Specification

  • Needs to work in an efficient and well organised manner without close supervision.
  • Very close attention to detail and persistence essential !
  • Able to work closely within a small team and lead by example
  • Good inter personal skills and telephone manner with confidence and assertiveness needed when speaking to foreign suppliers
  • Should be capable of effectively organising and completing projects within given time constraints.

You will need to have PC, Internet, Exchequer accounts package, Excel, Word, Outlook, Telephone, Fax.