Purchasing Assistant

Recruiter
Think Specialist Recruitment
Location
St. Albans, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
30 Sep 2019
Ref
1237855522
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
St. Albans, Hertfordshire

Permanent

£18,000 to £22,000

Reference: 1538

We are currently looking for a Purchasing Assistant to join one of our leading clients based in St. Albans. The successful candidate will join a medium sized team within our clients vibrant and friendly head office. This role will offer the right candidate an outstanding opportunity to work for a highly reputable company who are at the leading edge of new technology. If you are looking for your next role and an opportunity to further your skill set - Apply now!!

Main duties to include:
  • Sourcing, negotiating and purchasing stock from both local and overseassuppliers
  • Daily planning, issuing and following up on Purchase Orders
  • Work closely with the Orders Team, giving updates on expected delivery dates for customers
  • ETA Updates on internal back order management system
  • Adding new part codes to the system where required
  • Managing purchasing inbox ensuring all emails have been answered within 2 working days
  • Prebuilt systems - placing with Suppliers and consequent management of schedules
  • Pricing updates in system

Candidate Requirements:
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Accurate data entry
  • High level of initiative and self-motivation
  • Good communication skills and confidence to communicate effectively across a team
  • An approachable and supportive character
  • Experience in purchasing is desirable - not essential!
  • This role is suitable for a graduate that has an analytical mind

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