Purchasing Assistant

Change Recruitment Services Ltd
Taunton, UK
18 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A fantastic and exciting opportunity has arisen to join a specialist manufacturing organisation as a Purchasing Assistant. Your role is to provide comprehensive support to the Purchasing Manager, based near Taunton on a permanent full time basis.

The Position:

Primarily you will be developing and maintaining strategic relationships with my clients' suppliers, providing support to the Purchasing Function, Sales Office and other departments in order for them to carry out statutory tasks. You will also be responsible for ensuring raw and finished items are purchased in a cost-effective yet ethically responsible way according to environmental trading standards.

Key responsibilities of the role will include:

· Keeping on top of market trends and competitor activity

· Reviewing the purchasing function and associated procedures on a regular basis

· Ensuring stock is purchased at the most competitive price whilst being delivered within the agreed timescales

· Maintaining accurate supplier records and purchasing activity using Sage

This role would be well suited to an individual with experience of working in a busy manufacturing organisation. One who is adaptable and capable of thinking on their feet and one who can perform different and varied tasks easily when asked.

This role is being recruited on a permanent full time basis with working hours of Monday - Friday 08:45 to 17:15 with a salary of up to £23,500 depending on experience and a succesful probabtionary period.

Change Recruitment Services (Taunton) Limited provides services as an Agency and an Employment Business, and is committed to equal opportunities for all candidates.

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