Purchasing Assistant

Recruiter
Northampton Commercial
Location
Northampton
Salary
25000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
10 Jun 2021
Closes
08 Jul 2021
Sectors
Procurement
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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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