Purchasing Assistant

Recruiter
Omega Resource Group
Location
Cirencester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Jun 2019
Closes
03 Jul 2019
Ref
1175045520
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job title: Purchasing Assistant

Purpose of Role: To provide support for the Purchasing Manager

Location: Cirencester

Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 DOE

My client, a local engineering company specialising in the manufacture of bespoke machinery are currently looking for a purchasing assistant to assist the purchasing manager on a permanent basis.

They are based in a rural location and so a driving licence is essential for the role.

Role requirements:

• Sage 200 or another ERP System, Microsoft Office

• Mathematically astute

• Thorough, meticulous and organised with good time management skills, able to work to deadlines

• Comfortable with progress chasing urgent and time critical suppliers to ensure on time arrival

• Experience in purchasing, ideally in a manufacturing environment

• Able to develop a strong working relationship within the team and other departments

Main duties:

• Issue purchase orders-both routine and specials

• Work on weekly list of below minimum stock level items, reviewing & ordering according to usage patterns.

• Work through BOM stock shortages using trial kitting function of Sage

• Help general efficiency of whole purchasing system and with the drive to achieve on-time delivery of all key components coupled with reduction of overall stock levels

• Liaise with suppliers regarding prices, delivery schedules and quality issues, following up complaints

• Obtain steel quotes, liaise with suppliers, place and progress orders

• Ensure that goods imported from outside the EU are booked into stock at landed cost

• Comfortable expediting orders and communicating with relevant departments

• Compile and write reports as required

• Cooperate and assist other departments investigating unusual usage

• Research alternative sources

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

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