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Purchasing Assistant

Purchasing Assistant

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  • Salary:

    20000-23000 Per Annum

  • Contact:

    Blaze Furley

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 976 3540

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Purchasing Assistant

Location: Hereford

Salary: £20k-£23k

My client is a well-established manufacturer and are looking for a Purchasing Assistant to join their team and support the Purchasing Manager.

Purchasing Assistant – Job Role:

  • Place purchase orders with Suppliers
  • Chase outstanding PO’s & update delivery dates
  • Report supply risks against production plan
  • Work in line with the purchasing strategy to optimise inventory levels.
  • Interact with all departments to resolve issues related to procurement involving manufacturing, customer services and accounting.
  • Take part in stock taking activities.
  • Work closely with the Purchasing Manager and Production Team to drive improvements to business processes in all areas of planning & procurement.

Purchasing Assistant – Person Requirements:

  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • Demonstrating a Can-Do attitude
  • Knowledge of manufacturing production and processes
  • Thorough attention to detail
  • Ability to establish and develop relationships with internal and external sources
  • Analytical thinking skills
  • Ability to be flexible and open to changes
  • Self-motivation
  • An ability to determine upcoming trends