Purchasing Assistant

Recruiter
Brampton Recruitment Ltd
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
£14k - £16k pa
Posted
03 Aug 2017
Closes
30 Aug 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Purchasing Assistant

Our client is a leading independent service provider to UK manufacturing companies.

Job Description:

Our client is seeking a Purchasing Assistant to join a busy purchasing team. The role of the purchasing assistant will be responsible for the purchasing of a wide range of industrial products and services. Full training will be given to the new purchasing assistant who may be 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.

The role of purchasing assistant will involve:

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

Candidate Requirements:

- 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: Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm

Salary: £14,000 - £16,000 pa

Brampton Recruitment are an independent Commercial recruitment agency working in partnership with employers spanning Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Cheshire, and the Greater Manchester region.