Purchasing Assistant

Rowland Recruit
09 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a well-established client who is recruiting in their purchasing/buying team.

We are looking for candidates from a purchasing assistant background looking to further their career as the company has had Significant Year on Year Growth and are expanding, great opportunity within a stable company.

The manager I am recruiting for is absolutely wonderful, in my experiences over the years he has been so supportive with his teams, great training and development. I have always received such positive feedback from my candidates.

Fantastic benefits

* Working hours either 8:30am-5:00pm or 9:00am – 5:30pm to suit candidates needs

(45 min Lunch Break)

* 23 days holidays Plus Bank Holidays

* Fantastic salary £

* Monthly Company Bonus Scheme

* Annual Company Bonus Scheme

* Healthcare

* 5 % Pension Contribution

* Personal Development Plans

* Free Company Parking, next to the Airport, gated parking can use when you go on holiday

* Christmas parties all paid

* Investment in People and Personal Development

The position is working within a team of three; full training on products and industry given.

This is an ideal role for someone who is looking to progress onto the next step in their purchasing career; it is an exciting time to join the ever-expanding team.


Forecasting Stock Requirements.

Supplier relationships, suppliers based in the UK and Europe.

Generation and maintenance of Purchase Orders.

Scheduling of deliveries to the company and 3PL warehouses.

Optimum Stocks Levels to be maintained.

Negotiating best freight options.

Updating schedules on ERP system.

Supporting Sales for special products.

Invoice and packing list preparation.

Cashflow forecasting

Processing of order acknowledgements and delivery notes

Liaison with existing and new suppliers on all related issues.

Evaluating supplier performance through various KPI’s

Key Skills

* IT Literate – Microsoft Office Package. Excel to Intermediate standard

* Numerate – Passion for Numbers

* Telephone Competent – Excellent telephone manner

* Positive can- do attitude

* Receptive to change

* Team player

* Excellent workplace values

* Career orientated

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