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Junior Buyer

Southall, London

£25000 - £27000 per annum


Purchasing Assistant is needed for this fast moving Food Manufacturer supporting all aspects of packaging and raw materials supply into the business.

OUR CLIENT is a fast moving business focus on manufacturing high risk chilled food products to the Food Service and Multiple Retailer businesses throughout the UK.

  • THE PURCHASING ASSISTANT role covers a range of duties in the Procurement and Warehousing Team.

  • Key Aspects of the role will include:

  • Scheduling and managing of Raw Materials (chilled, Frozen and ambient category), Packaging materials and ancillary items (chemicals, PPE, stationary etc.) to ensure order fulfillment.
    Participate in stock audits
    Manage the supplier process to ensure deliveries are made effectively and efficiently
    Review and process approved requisitions orders to ensure accuracy
    Maintain the purchasing database and management of the procurement system.
    Prepare, maintain, and review purchasing files, reports and price lists.
    Check inventory stocks physically or through automated systems to validate that restocking is in order.
    Ensure artwork is approved and printed in a timely manner.

  • THE IDEAL CANDIDATE will have a strong supply chain/purchasing backgound and will have experience in all key aspects of the role detailed above.

  • This is a fastpaced environment and will need somebody who is bright, possibly has a Degree, but definitely has excellent communication skills in English as well as strong numeric and IT skills as accuracy and attention to detail are essential in this role to avoid any disruption to the manufacturing and packaging processes.

  • If this job is of interest and you would like to investigate this further, apply TODAY!!!

  • Kandhu Recruitment will consider all applications based on each candidates suitability to the role or similar roles within the Food Sector and if we feel you are a relevant candidate we will process your application by adding you to our secure recruitment database and then contacting you to progress job opportunities further. We do not contact unsuitable applicants.

  • Kandhu GDPR & Privacy Policy Statement
    Kandhu has fully implemented GDPR & Privacy Policies across its business and a copy of our Privacy Policy can be found by visiting our website. By applying for this role Kandhu will add your details to our database assuming you have the right level of experience for the roles you apply for, after which we will be in touch.

Posted 27 days ago

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