Purchasing Assistant

Omega Resource Group
Cirencester, UK
27 Jun 2019
03 Jul 2019
Contract Type
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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