Purchasing Assistant

Ref No. BHN530415
Salary £25,000 - £27,000/annum
Location Poole, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open

Introduction

An engineering business require a Purchasing Assistant. The Purchasing Assistant will offer support to a team of Buyers. Applicants should have some exposure to purchasing or supply chain and be seeking a progressive career in this field.

Important

Purchasing, Buyer, Supply Chain, Expeditor, Logistics

The Job

A successful engineering business require a Purchasing Assistant. The Purchasing Assistant will offer support to a team of Buyers and Senior Buyers. Applicants should have some exposure to purchasing or supply chain and be seeking a progressive career in this field.

Specific duties of the Purchasing Assistant include:

  • To raise and amend where necessary purchase orders on vendors
  • To ensure all orders are acknowledged and loaded on MRP/ERP system
  • Expediting orders to ensure that materials are shipped and delivered on promised dates
  • Maintenance of data within ERP/MRP system
  • Monitor and track supplier performance
  • Foster stakeholder relationships with engineering, project and site teams

Purchasing Assistant applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • An understanding or experience in purchasing / supply chain activities
  • Seeking a progressive career within procurement, supply chain or related field
  • Strong organisation and interpersonal skills
  • Customer centric approach
  • IT proficiency or experience with MRP/ERP

Adam Cardey
manages this role


 

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