Purchasing Assistant

Recruiter
The Curve Group
Location
Hilderstone
Salary
£14,000 per annum
Posted
01 Aug 2017
Closes
19 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time


Purchasing Assistant Role
Company: Active IESA Supply Limited is a leading service provider of Industrial and Engineering Services with a 'blue-chip' client base throughout the UK. The company is growing and has openings for ambitious purchasing professionals.
Location: Head Office, Genesis Centre, Stoke-on-Trent.

Job type: Full time

Salary: £14,000 to £16,000

Purchasing Assistant

Role:
Looking for a Purchasing Assistant to join a busy purchasing team. You will be responsible for the purchasing of a wide range of industrial products and services.
Full training will be given to candidates who are new to purchasing, that have a strong back ground in customer services and/or administration.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to take a step into a buying role or someone looking for a new challenge.

Responsibilities:

  • Placement of purchase orders.
  • Arranging supplier quotations.
  • Keeping costs and delivery low.
  • Expediting purchase orders.
  • Negotiation of pricing and account terms.
  • Sourcing of industrial products, some of which will be hard to find.
  • Processing customer requirements.
  • Supporting the needs of the business and the department.
  • Liaising with accounts.



Skills/Experience:

  • Excellent telephone manner and customer service.
  • Highly organised.
  • Excellent administration skills.
  • Able to work in a high volume, demanding and challenging role.
  • Advanced skills in Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.



Hours of work - 8 hours, Monday to Friday with a 30 minute lunch break. (8.30 - 4.30)