Purchasing & Planning Assistant

Neaves & Neat Employment Services Ltd
Ely, UK
19 Jul 2019
22 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Purchasing & Planning Assistant

We have an exciting opportunity to join a global company at their location in Ely. The role is for a Purchasing and Planning Assistant reporting to the Production Manager.

The role of Purchasing and Planning Assistant is to progress chase open orders and support the team with the correct delivery information whilst maintaining accurate data. The role forms an integral part of the production team and is a fantastic base for someone who might be interested in progressing their career into the role of a Buyer. If you would like to be part of a friendly team working in a varied and fast paced environment with great career progression opportunities and fantastic benefits- apply today!

Duties / Responsibilities
  • Progress chasing - phoning up vendors and progressing deliveries.
  • Inputting revised delivery data into databases and making Planning Manager and Buyers aware of any delivery that is a problem and where production may need to be rescheduled
  • Maintaining vendor on time delivery performance data
  • Attending vendor meetings and taking minutes for forthcoming actions
  • Some purchasing - this is unlikely to be a major part of the role
  • Database entry, maintaining system accuracy

Required experience and skills
  • Good polite telephone manner, friendly and approachable but with a determination to get the product in at the earliest opportunity.
  • Good attention to detail. Good knowledge of Excel based spread sheets and the ability to update and create more streamlined ways of working
  • Previous experience in purchasing or planning would be beneficial

Location: Ely

Hours: Monday / Friday 8am - 4:30pm

Salary: Competitive

Duration: Permanent

If you have not received a response from me within 4 working days then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful for this vacancy. We update our vacancies daily so please do not hesitate to apply if another vacancy catches your eye.

Neaves & Neat Employment Services Ltd. are acting as an Employment Agency for this Permanent vacancy.

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