Expeditor - Purchasing Assistant

Interaction Recruitment
05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time



£17,500 - £18,000

My client is leading manufacturing company based in Huddersfield and is currently looking for an experienced Purchasing & Production Administrator to manage a portfolio of key customer accounts.

Working in a very busy & friendly manufacturing office environment, you will report directly to the Supply Chain Manager, this is a superb opportunity for someone looking for a challenging career and to make the next step into a more senior role.

Working alongside the Supply Chain Manager you will be required to manage your time efficiently, work in a fast paced environment and engage with the existing team whilst delivering a professional service to all their customers.

Ensuring the daily completion of a variety of reports, processing purchase orders, liaising with production for lead times, ensuring everything is completed accurately and on time. Monitoring stock levels, liaising with the buyers. You will be responsible for updating all the orders on the bespoke in-house software.

This opportunity would ideally suit someone that can work autonomously, has strong analytical skills and has some knowledge of the manufacturing industry as an administrator.

Dealing with all purchase requirements; Raising all purchase orders (high volume) for the business.

Chase any over due orders and delays – inform relevant managers within various departments.

Process all quotations from line managers to authorise all purchase orders.

Stock reporting using Excel.

Progressing orders for updates on deliveries, amend any invoice queries

Ideally you will be someone who is already carrying out purchasing related activities as part of your current role or has knowledge of purchasing as an administrator. Experienced with processing a high volume of orders is desired and someone that is open to learn new skills and adapt to the companies processes and procedures, whilst also implementing efficiencies if needed.

This is a great purchasing entry level opportunity for someone with a proactive approach and the ability to work under sometimes high pressure and on your own initiative is a major requirement for this role, the job offers the right candidate the ability to take on more responsibility.

A great starting salary is offered £17,500 - £18,000 dependant on experience with great company benefits & working hours.

If you are looking for a career with longevity and to have the opportunity to work in a fun working environment then I look forward to receiving your application.

Excellent customer service, accuracy, ability to build relationships with other department heads and an unwavering attention to detail is a key requirement for this role.

Assisted study support working towards a CIPS qualification is also offered with this client.

Solid knowledge of Microsoft office packages particularly Excel and Outlook

I have immediate interviews available and look forward to receiving your application, thank you for applying.

Lisa Farr

Regional Permanents Consultant - Leeds

Interaction Recruitment plc

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