Purchasing Assistant

Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England
£17000.00 - £19000.00 per annum + bonus
09 Jan 2018
16 Jan 2018
Garry Walker
Contract Type
Full Time

Purchasing Assistant Scunthorpe M-F, 37 hrs p/w Full Time, Permanent

Your new role
The Purchasing Assistant to help maintain supply inventory levels and negotiate deals with potential suppliers. You will be responsible for maintaining supply inventory levels required for effective company operation. You will also be charged with conducting regular price comparisons to ensure that the company is always getting the best price for each product that is purchased.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process and receive orders
  • Maintain strong working relationships with suppliers
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with department managers.
  • Review purchasing agreements with suppliers and maintain open lines of communications with those suppliers
  • To complete daily, weekly and period end stock takes.
  • Resolve invoice queries

What you'll need to succeed
Experience in a similar role
IT skills including a high level of competency with Excel, word etc
Knowledge and experience of MRP/ERP systems
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
Must be flexible and have the ability to prioritise
Organised approach to work
Proven problem solver with good analytical skills.
Good negotiation skills

What you'll get in return
£17,000 - £19,000 per annum
Company Bonus & Benefits schemes
35 days holiday (including bank holidays)
Based in Scunthorpe
Monday - Friday, 37 hours per week
Full Time, Permanent position
Free, onsite parking

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