Spider Recruitment
Ipswich, UK
16 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Buyer - Ipswich - £18k-£25k - 12m FTC

We are working with a leading distribution company in Ipswich who is keen to strengthen their purchasing/buying depart by appointing a Purchasing or Buying Assistant on a 12 month contract.
This is a great opportunity for an Administrator or Assistant with experience working in a Purchasing or Supply Chain Department.


• Liaising with overseas (mainly Far East) suppliers on stock availability, delivery times, purchase order queries, payment queries, packaging and artwork queries.
• Raising purchase orders.
• To liaise with freight forwarders/shipping agents on shipments
• Tracking shipments, delivery times and update system and inform relevant departments
• To liaise with warehouse in respect to booking-in containers
• To maintain accurate and up to date filing


• Administrative experience essential
• Highly numerate
• Computer literate including Word and Excel
• Excellent communication skills
• Methodical, organised & multi-tasking
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Working deadlines
• Ability to speak Mandarin (not essential)

If you have the relevant skills and experience, please apply by forwarding an up to date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.
This vacancy is being advertised and handled by Spider, your local Online Job Advertiser and Specialist Recruiter. We provide an online recruitment advertising and employee selection service in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and beyond.
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