Purchasing Assistant

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  • Sector:

    Commercial, Purchasing and Procurement

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  • Salary:

    £22k per year

  • Contact:

    Stacey Harvey

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Are you looking for a new and exciting role? Do you have experience in Purchasing?

The ideal candidate will have experience of purchasing, stock inventory control and MRP systems, joining a business that has been established over 30 years. The business is easily accessible on a public service routes and is office hours. 

Main duties:

  • Monitor stock levels
  • Track orders to ensure on time delivery
  • Raise purchase orders
  • Obtain quotes
  • Schedule deliveries
  • Report shortages
  • Report order discrepancies
  • Maintain MRP system (due dates, item descriptions, prices)
  • Lease with production to ensure correct items are ordered
  • General admin duties
  • Liaising with UK and non-UK suppliers
  • Ensure Approved Customer Supplier register, and corresponding ISO 9001 certificates are kept up to date.
  • Update product parts lists on the MRP system
  • Ensure Quality Management policy and procedures are adhered to

The successful candidate will:

  • Work independently and prioritise job duties
  • Be task focussed, diligent and organised
  • Have previous purchasing experience
  • Have experience with purchasing of electronic components
  • Have good time management
  • Have good oral and written communication skills
  • Have a good telephone manner
  • Have proficient IT skills with MS Office packages