Purchasing Assistant

Recruiter
Gi Group
Location
Coventry
Posted
09 Apr 2019
Closes
05 May 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

PURCHASING ASSISTANT - COVENTRY
£11 p/h

The role:

Use of ERP system (MS AX) for:
- Data interrogation and validation
- Requisition and Purchase order entry
- Price and invoice queries

* Analyse and manipulate various excel data sets to cleanse, identify trends and determine logical solutions to issues
* Understand and present findings in a clear and concise way (Excel and PowerPoint)
* Maintain purchasing databases
* Liaise with suppliers to ensure timely return of any requests made (information or goods/services)
* Keep purchasing members informed of supplier related issues, including delays
* Liaise with internal departments (Sales, Engineering) to clarify any requests
* Recommend improvements in working practices and processes
* Prepare reports for internal and external audiences using business analytic reporting tools (Excel and PowerPoint)
* Support purchasing members in other areas as required

The person:

* Highly efficient in analysing data
* You will be working with complex purchasing systems, requiring a high level of concentration and attention to detail
* Intermediate to advanced excel skills
* You will need excellent communication skills in order to interpret findings and requirements and present data in a clear and compelling way

For more information, please call Bethany Fardon on

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