Purchasing Assistant

11 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you experienced within procurement?
Do you have the ability to build lasting relationships with customers?
Are you looking for a fast paced environment??
Do you have experience of ERP/MRP systems??
~~ IF SO......... CALL US TODAY ~~

We are currently recruiting for a Purchasing Assistant to join a fantastic company with a fantastic working environment.

The role is due to retirement of the current employee and we are looking for someone to commence employment asap to enable a handover. The position involves making arrangements for the purchase-order & delivery of materials in order to meet the requirements of the sales and production departments.

The role will involve:

* Calculating material requirements to satisfy forecasted sales using a combination of ERP systems, spreadsheets and manual calculations
* Plan and place purchase orders with suppliers
consider stock durability, value, price breaks and transaction casts
* Maintaining accurate records
Expediting deliveries with suppliers and logistics providers
* Maintain effective communication with Buyers, Warehouse, planning, production, finance and technical departments internally
* Build constructive relationships with suppliers and logistics personnel

The ideal candidate will possess excellent communications skills, have the ability to work on their own initiative and have superb numeracy skills. You would also be expected to have the confidence to negotiate and problem solve with suppliers on a continual basis.

This is a cracking opportunity and won't be around for long so please call today for more information. Tracie on or

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.