Purchasing Assistant

Liverpool, UK
19 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity for someone wanting to progress their career within Procurement!

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Place all purchase orders with suppliers
  • Input all PO details onto Orderwise along with estimated arrival dates and check supplier order confirmations carefully.
  • Keep all order schedules and stock schedules up to date
  • Update weekly usage reports for fast moving product lines to give advance warning of potential stock outs
  • Keep the wider team informed of any SKUs out of stock and when they are due back in and deal with any other stock queries that crop up.
  • Liaise with customers over orders which are being shipped directly to them from the supplier and keep them updated with delivery dates, etc.
  • Check order shipping schedules from overseas suppliers every week and chase up any late shipments and missing shipping information
  • Work with the Operations Manager on the schedule of incoming deliveries to make sure they are booked in for unloading at the warehouse in a timely manner.
  • Update Orderwise with actual arrival dates for all orders as soon as these are confirmed
  • Monitor and flag up very slow moving stock lines with Purchasing Team Leader and Sales Director
  • Arrange movements of stock between the Northern and Southern Warehouse when required
  • Check and approve supplier invoices and schedule payments to suppliers
  • Reconcile supplier statements to ensure their accounts are kept up to date.

Essential Selection Criteria
  1. Hard working, diligent, focussed
  2. Pays meticulous attention to detail
  3. Very organised and good at keeping records up to date
  4. Well Presented
  5. Able to deal with problem situations in a calm and professional manner
  6. Able to challenge existing methods and implement improvements
  7. Works very well in a team
  8. Accepts change and fresh direction from senior directors
  9. Supports the Vision, Mission, and Values (brand behaviours) of the business and help all other team members to be aligned with this.
  10. Previous experience and a successful track record in the Purchasing function

If you would like to be considered for this position, Apply Now!

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