Purchasing Assistant

Zoek Pin Telford, Telford and Wrekin, England

£21000 - £23000/annum

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 15 days ago

Purchasing Assistant
Up to £23,000 per annum (.e)
Monday – Friday 40 hours per week
Do you want to work for a well-established and reputable company within their sector?
Our client is a well-established and reputable company based in Telford who is looking for a Purchasing Assistant to join their team on a permanent basis. The purpose of the role is to assist with the day-to-day supply chain and purchasing activities to ensure the effective flow of product to fulfil sales and service agreements. This is a key role within the business that will see you interacting with other departments to allow proactive planning from a supply chain and stock perspective.
Responsibilities and duties will include, but not limited to:
* Raising, placing and progress-chasing purchase orders
* Assist in the sourcing of new products and requesting information from suppliers
* Resolving supplier issues including product, supplier performance and special requests
* Assisting with cost-saving projects and initiatives
* Monitoring inventory levels to ensure stock holding is within min/max levels and effective values
Skills and Experience
* Previous experience in a purchasing administrator / purchasing assistant / Supply Chain Administrator role
* Strong communication skills with the confidence to fact-find, negotiate, and query where necessary
* Strong IT Skills and experience with a MRP/ERP system would be advantageous
* Experience working with a high volume of SKU’s and a good grounding of stock control principles
The application process:
We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we're able to progress with your application within 72 working hours. If you do not hear from us within this time your details won’t be retained. So, if you're not successful on this occasion, do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment.
About Us
Prince Personnel are an employment agency working on behalf of our client. Whether you’re seeking a new permanent position, temporary assignment or contract you’ll find us easy to deal with. Located in thriving Telford, we focus on jobs in Shropshire, Staffordshire and North Wales. Prince Personnel specialise in commercial, accounts and finance and technical recruitment. With the best jobs around we are an independent agency working hard for you.
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