Purchasing Assistant

Recruiter
Robert Walters
Location
Manchester
Salary
16000.0000
Posted
16 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is a brilliant new opportunity to join a leading plumbing merchants within the purchasing team. This role will be based within a busy office in Burnley and will require good attention to detail and a methodical approach to work.

The key responsibilities of the Purchasing Assistant include:

  • Placing auto generated stock purchase orders
  • Checking and processing the order quantities and vetting sent orders
  • Completing and sending purchase orders to suppliers
  • Assessing stock requirements within the company at both company & branch level.
  • Identifying overstocks within branches and redistributing stock throughout the company
  • Analysing insufficient stock report and realigning stock levels
  • Assisting with the implementation of manufacturers price increases onto the system
  • Manipulating, uploading & maintaining manufacturers complete price files on the system.
  • Creating new product codes on the system.
  • Checking and verifying any supplier invoice queries

The ideal candidate for this purchasing assistant role should possess the following skills and experience:

  • Ability to use own initiative and overcome setbacks
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Previous data entry experience would be advantageous
  • Ability to multi-task in time sensitive situations
  • Ability to build rapport with colleagues and clients

For more information about this role please contact Harriet Oakes at Robert Walters or 0161-214-7434