Purchasing Assistant

Selective Recruitment Solutions Ltd
06 May 2017
05 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Selective Recruitment Solutions Ltd are seeking a professional, organised and personable individual who possesses the ability to work with a high level of accuracy to join our client, based in the Witney area, in the position of Purchasing Assistant.

The successful candidate will need to work efficiently as part of a team, whilst maintaining the ability to work autonomously with little supervision. This role will see the successful candidate assist with the smooth running of the purchasing department.

Job role:Purchasing Assistant
Location:Witney area, Oxfordshire
Salary:Up to £22,000 DOE
Hours:08.30 - 17.30
Type: Full Time, Permanent
Benefits:24 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, company bonus and pension scheme

Primary duties;
*Placing purchase orders
*Booking stock onto the system as goods are received
*Supplier chasing, expediting and prioritising goods on order
*Allocating received stock to the appropriate customer backorders and releasing them for despatch
*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 our suppliers
*Provide holiday cover and assistance with other office departments as required

Candidate Specification;
*Work in an efficient and well organised manner without close supervision
*Able to work with exceptional attention to detail and persistence
*Able to work closely within a small team and lead by example
*Good interpersonal skills and professional telephone manner
* Able to deal with suppliers with confidence and assertiveness when needed
*Capable of effectively organising and completing projects within deadlines

If you are interested and believe you have suitable skills and experience to be considered for the position of Purchasing Assistant then please apply.

Please note: Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted regarding this position. If you do not hear back from us within 5 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application. Please continue to visit our website for other opportunities - http://www.secondsite.co.uk

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.