Purchasing Assistant

Recruiter
Barclay Meade
Location
Southampton
Salary
18000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client are a global manufacturing company who are currently looking for a purchasing assistant to join them on a 6 month fix term contract

The Purchasing Assistant will be responsible for negotiating with suppliers, purchasing direct and indirect material and placing purchasing orders.

Location - Southampton

Salary - £18k per annum

The ideal purchasing assistant will ideally be able to

- Demonstrate researching skills for sourcing alternative parts and suppliers
- Expedite all orders placed to ensure forecasts are correct
- Inform the line manager of all slippage and issues
- raise purchase orders

The ideal candidate for the role of purchasing assistant -

- 5 GCSEs at grade C or above
- Experience of working in a manufacturing environment or similar
- previous experience in purchasing raw materials would be desirable

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK