Purchasing Assistant

Contract Personnel Limited
11 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Purchasing Assistant – Mildenhall – £18,000 / £20,000

Mon-Fri, 8:30am – 5:00pm

A reputable employer providing highly specialised construction services are actively recruiting for a Purchasing Assistant to join their establishment on permanent basis. This is a newly developed position due to continued success, growth and expansion. Acting as a pivotal link between purchasing operations, the role of the Purchasing Assistant encompasses a variety of responsibility, some of your daily tasks will include;

  • Processing purchase requisitions and expediting purchase orders/overdue deliveries
  • Supplier management - chasing lead times
  • Administering confirmation emails
  • Sourcing pricing information through research and negotiate costs with suppliers
  • Liaising with stores/warehouse to resolve internal queries
  • Develop and maintain relationships with new and existing suppliers
  • Stock management and allocating new items to be stored/ordered
  • General administration to support your Purchasing Department

To be considered you should have;

  • Previous experience in a purchasing/buying capacity
  • Excellent organisations skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Word & Outlook)
  • Keen attention to detail and highly accurate

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an innovative and forwarding thinking business, with proven staff retention and fantastic company benefits - state of the art on-site gym, staff parking, 45p per mile business mileage and an auto enrolment 2% pension scheme.

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