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Purchasing Assistant

Pertemps Northampton
Closing date
14 Jun 2021

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Purchasing Assistant

Key Responsibilities:-

* Place purchase orders to meet customer forecast requirements and negotiate best terms with the suppliers.

* Deliver purchase cost savings annually.

* Manage and deliver carriage and delivery costs savings.

* Demonstrate strong direct relationships with suppliers.

* Maintain the supplier and product code lists.

* Advise Sales & Marketing of supplier promotions and campaigns.

* On time delivery of products and materials from all suppliers.

* Daily communication with sales and marketing on customer demand and requirements.

* Oversee and control daily dispatch schedule, picking and packing of products.

* Liaise with couriers to ensure that shipping/delivery is carried out as effectively and efficiently as possible.

* Accuracy in product purchases and maintaining system accuracy on purchase order log.

* Ensure and maintain correct supplier details, contacts & pricing on all products and material.

* Manage and ensure goods are received in good order and placed in the correct holding area.

* Timely matching of invoices to accurately record costs.

* Enter all supplier invoices daily and close orders.

* Manage and resolve any supplier queries or order anomalies relating to price and quantity variances.

* Check off supplier statements as they come in and chase for any missing invoices.

* Process timely supplier payment runs in sterling and foreign currency
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