Purchasing Assistant

Recruiter
Active Industrial Services Group Ltd
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
£14-£16K + Benefits
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Closes
10 Sep 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
Purchasing Assistant

Location: Genesis Centre, Stoke-on-Trent, ST6 4BF.
Salary: £14,000 - £16,000 (Dependent upon experience) + Benefits
Employment Status: Full time, permanent.
Hours of work: 8 hours, Monday to Friday with a 30 minute lunch break.

Active Integrated 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.

You will be responsible for the purchasing of a wide range of industrial products and services.

Full training will be given and we welcome candidates who are new to purchasing; that have a strong background 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.

If you would like to apply for this role, please submit your current CV for consideration.