Purchasing Assistant

Recruiter
Rugby Recruitment Services Ltd
Location
Daventry
Posted
04 Jan 2019
Closes
26 Jan 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Purchasing Assistant

Daventry

JOB PURPOSE

To provide a reliable and accurate service for the Purchasing Manager, liaising closely with Sales/Customer Services/Accounts and Production.

Running daily Purchasing requisitions using Navision and MS Office, assessing product statistics.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Run Requisitions

* Raising Purchase Orders, liaising with Suppliers

* Building Supplier Relationships

* Update Supplier Review Information

* Scheduling deliveries

* Dealing with Supplier Issues

* Stock Adjustments

* Carry out Month End Procedures

* Invoice Sign Off

* Raising of Item Cards

* Regular 1-2-1 Meetings with Manager

* Provide Support to the Sales Team

* Any other tasks deemed applicable by Manager

EDUCATION/ QUALIFICATIONS

GCSE’S – Minimum of 5 x C’s (2 of which must be English and Maths)

EXPERIENCE

Experience in a Purchasing Department

Use of Microsoft Office (Outlook and Excel) essential, preference given to those with Navision experience

SKILLS/ PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

The ability to communicate effectively and confidently with Suppliers/Sales/Accounts and Production

Good organisational skills

Close attention to detail

Work under pressure

Strong interpersonal skills

Enthusiastic personality

Work on own initiative

Confident telephone manner

Willingness to adapt/grow and develop within the role

Proficient, quick and comfortable with computer navigation and operation

Confident to make day to day decisions

Salary £19,000 - £23,000 (dependent on experience)

Location Daventry

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