Purchasing Assistant

Location
Sherburn-in-Elmet, England
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
11 Sep 2020
Closes
09 Oct 2020
Ref
JN -092020-1228646
Contact
Rachael McCloskey
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

On a day to day basis you will work closely with international colleagues, internal sales, production, warehouse and other dept's to ensure an efficient and timely supply of materials and products. while ensuring a high standard of customer service.

Client Details

An international company specialising in quality fasteners and fixing for the construction and automotive industries.

Description

  • On a day to day basis you will work closely with international colleagues, internal sales, production, warehouse and other dept's to ensure an efficient and timely supply of materials and products. while ensuring a high standard of customer service.
  • As a strong communicator you will be proactive in advising all departments on a timely basis of any issues, that may cause delays regarding agreed delivery dates.
  • You will be working with external suppliers to obtain prices, to pre-set specifications.
  • You will be involved in maintaining stock for all areas of the business.
  • You will be confident in using Microsoft Excel to V look up, pivot table level, as you will create and generate purchasing related reports and be confident in analysing the data.
  • You will be confident in liaising with other departments, in relation to product needs, including technical specification, and drawings, as well as the quality requirements of products.
  • You will work with forwarding agents and shippers to produce documentation for import and export of our products.
  • Being a team player, you will be comfortable in handling any other purchasing related administration duties as required.

Profile

  • Working in a busy environment you need to be self-motivated, and work well under pressure, the ability to prioritise tasks being essential
  • We require candidates to have the ability to work on their own initiative once trained, have the ability to see, identify and resolve problems as they arise, and have excellent communication skills on all platforms.
  • Confident use of Microsoft office including outlook, and Excel.
  • Knowledge of SAP functions, and Purchasing experience in a similar fast paced role would be an advantage.

Job Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • On going training and development
  • Progression opportunities for the right applicant
  • Mon-Fri working