Purchasing Assistant

JR Personnel
Loughborough, Leicestershire
£18,000 - £20,000
07 Jun 2018
05 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

JR Personnel are an employment agency acting on behalf of a client who is looking for an administrator to support a procurement, buying team.

Role responsibilities:

  • Support procurement team in the raising of purchase orders and sending to specified suppliers
  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure orders are confirmed in a timely manner
  • Resolve queries promptly, amending systems / processes when required
  • Regularly review overdue and late acknowledgement reports, action and escalating as appropriate
  • Run daily reports and emailing to required departments
  • Request quotations from suppliers. Carrying out cost comparison analysis for the Procurement team as and when required
  • Support the procurement team in the identifying of opportunities for cost saving, service, quality improvements and implement accordingly

Person specification:

  • Working against targets and deadlines
  • Creating reports and interpreting results into key points
  • Experience dealing with suppliers
  • Working in a fast pace administrative function
  • Self motivated and able to work to set deadlines
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Have an eye for detail and ability to prioritize workload
  • Good /Intermediate Excel skills with ability to sort, filter data, produce graphs and pivot

Due to the number of responses generated we are unable to get back to every applicant.  If you have not heard from us within seven days you will not have been successful on this occasion.