Purchasing Assistant

Ref No. EMP458424
Salary £18,000 - £22,000/annum
Location Winchester, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required

Introduction

A market leading FMCG business require a Purchasing Assistant. Applicants need previous experience to; purchasing, logistics, supply chain, stock control or have worked with suppliers and third party in a B2B environment.

Important

Purchasing, Logistics, Supply Chain, Stock Control

The Job

A market leading FMCG business require a Purchasing Assistant. Applicants need previous experience to; purchasing, logistics, supply chain, stock control or have worked with suppliers and third party in a B2B environment.

The Purchasing Assistant will be report to the Purchasing Manager and will be responsible for supporting the wider department with; supplier liaison, stock control, and logistics activities. The role would suit an applicant looking for a progressive career within purchasing or supply chain, as previous Purchasing Assistants have been promoted internally to the position of Buyer.

Specific duties of the Purchasing Assistant include:

  • Supplier liaison - build relationships, clear invoices, advise of delivery errors
  • Monitor stock levels held within company warehouse
  • Work with clearing agents and logistics in regards to imports and exports
  • Manage customer order process
  • General administration in support of the Purchasing department

Purchasing Assistant applicants include:

  • Experience working within a; Purchasing, Supply Chain, Logistics or Stock Control, Or a desire to build a career within these areas
  • IT literacy - experience in the use of MS Packages, including MS Excel
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills - able to build relationships with suppliers and colleagues

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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