Purchasing Assistant

04 Oct 2021
01 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
We currently have an exciting opportunity available for a Purchasing Assistant to join our team based at our Westbury office. You will join us on a full-time, permanent basis, and in return, you will receive a competitive salary.
As our Purchasing Assistant, you will provide a wide-range of purchasing activities and related administration as required by the needs of the business to ensure that projects are manufactured in a timely manner, to the specified standard in line with policy, procedures, and best practice.
Responsibilities as our Purchasing Assistant will include:
* Ordering placement and order progressing/ monitoring to fulfill contract and business requirements. This will include running stock reorder reports and placing orders accordingly
* Providing general administration support as necessary to ensure the Purchasing department operates in a timely, organised, and efficient manner. This will include monitoring the Stationery stock cupboard and paper stocks, placing stationery orders, invoice queries, and filing
* Maintaining a high level of customer service and develop positive working relationships with external suppliers and internal customers
* Calling out engineers for emergency repairs/services
* Ensuring that the processes within your control adhere to operational requirements in line with quality, cost, delivery, and Health and Safety requirements as determined by the company and legislation
* Personal training and development to enable personal and business success
The exactness of this job description may vary according to changing departmental and operational needs and you may be required to undertake other such duties as management may reasonably require.
What we're looking for in our Purchasing Assistant:
* A resourceful, commercially aware, and enthusiastic individual
* Willingness to learn and develop existing skills
* Excellent planning, numeracy, and communication skills
* Detail conscious with an organised and methodical approach to work
* Experience of working within a manufacturing purchasing environment/order expediting experience advantageous
* Mathematics and English GCSE or equivalent grade C or above
* Committed to working as part of a team
* Able to establish and maintain positive relationships at all levels
* Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel, good general IT skills
If you're looking for a new challenge and would like to be considered as our Purchasing Assistant, then please click apply now! We'd love to hear from you

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