Assistant Buyer

27000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual
16 Nov 2021
01 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
This growing engineering services and engineering products-based business is seeking an experienced Purchasing Assistant/Assistant Buyer. This is a key role within Distribution and Engineering with prime responsibility to effectively manage assigned tasks to contribute to the achievement of agreed customer service level commitments.

What the role involves

* Processing and monitoring customers' orders from initial enquiry through to delivery

* Processing the order of stock through the company's MRP system and MS Excel

* Update customers on lead times

* Liaise with Stores/Warehousing to ensure that stock is available and to ensure orders go out on time

* Liaising with suppliers to place orders

* Contribute to operational effectiveness and planning through the provision of information, feedback, and data to branch management in support of customer requirements and Key Performance Indicators

* You are responsible for your health and safety and have a duty of care for others around you within your working environment

* Contribute to branch operational efficiency by identifying potential improvements to customer processes

* Products may include Pumps, valves, connectors, and anything a production line with need.

* Typical customers you will deal with include agricultural, pharmaceutical, automotive, mining, manufacturing, utilities, and food production

To apply you must have: -

* Similar experience in either purchasing admin, buying or supply chain experience

* Proficient user of MS Office

* Experience of using a fully integrated sales order processing and stock management system would be ideal

* Excellent customer services skills

* Good knowledge of engineering maintenance, repair or operational product and service experience would be ideal (but not essential)

* Ideally you will be available to start work as soon as possible

What is on offer: -

* Free parking

* 25 days holiday

* Extensive training and career progression

* Pensions scheme

* Cycle to work scheme

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