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My client, an engineering solutions provider is seeking a Purchasing /Procurement Assistant to support the team. They are paying between £22-30k depending on experience. The role is office based and includes 21 days holiday + bank holidays.
Purchasing /Procurement Assistant will help maintain the companies supply levels for site and negotiate deals with potential suppliers.
The Purchasing / Procurement Assistant will be responsible for learning company purchasing policies and procedures, and maintaining supply levels required for effective company operation.
The successful candidate will also be charged with conducting regular price comparisons to ensure that the company is always getting the best price for each product that is purchased.
Before placing an order, the Purchasing / Procurement Assistant carefully checks purchase orders for accuracy, completeness and clarity.
The Purchasing / Procurement Assistant must verify that product information, shipping information, cost and delivery dates are all correct before obtaining authorisation to place an order.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Maintain strong working relationships with our suppliers
Review purchasing agreements with suppliers and maintain open lines of communications with those suppliers
Stay up-to-date with industry trends and establish long-term purchasing arrangements with suppliers when it is beneficial to the company.
Compare product deliveries with issued purchase orders and contact suppliers when there are discrepancies
1- 2 years of procurement experience is preferred (Not essential)
Strong emphasis on accuracy and detail
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously to meet goals and deadlines
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, such as Excel
Good time management and organisational skills
Basic mathematical knowledge
Excellent communication and negotiation skills
Whilst we would like to respond to all our on-line applicants, regrettably we are unable to do so due to the high volumes we receive. If you do not hear back within 14 days unfortunately the relevant consultant has decided not to progress with your application. For alternative opportunities please search our vacancies on our website.
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