Purchasing Assistant

Region:
Essex
Location:
Barking
Sector:
Administration Jobs
Job Role:
Administrator Jobs
Contract Type:
Full Time
Branch:
Ilford Branch
Salary:
£27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted:
28/07/2022
Start Date:
ASAP
Job Ref:
SWIL23063

Our client, a leading safety product supplies company has an urgent requirement for a Permanent Purchasing Assistant to join their team.

Reporting to the office manager you will be responsible for:

* Building, maintaining and managing supplier relationships
* Undertaking supplier negotiations
* Placing purchase orders with suppliers and managing them to ensure the goods/services are delivered in timely manner to support the depot needs
* Responsible for day to day management of the various procurement databases
* Planning/preparing forward import orders
* Preparing cost analysis
* Assisting accounts in posting of invoice
* Reviewing and researching opportunities in the market place in increasing sales margins and turnovers
* Placing Purchase Orders with suppliers and managing them to ensure goods/service are delivered in a timely manner to support the depot needs
* Communicating any supply issues to management

To be considered for this role you will need:

* Solid experience within a procurement team
* Ability to work independently
* Strong interpersonal skills
* Good analytic skills
* Excellent planning skills
* Strong IT Skills including word, excel and outlook
* Full UK Driving Licence

Hours will be Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Salary is £27-30K plus Bonus scheme, Private health care including partner and dependants, life insurance and critical illness cover.

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