Purchasing Assistant

Recruiter
Meridian Business Support Limited
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
£16k - £16500 pa
Posted
28 Aug 2017
Closes
03 Oct 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
Purchasing Assistant
£16,000-£16,500
ST4 Stoke on Trent
PERMANENT

Meridian Business Support are currently recruiting for a Purchasing Assistant based in Stoke on Trent.

ROLE

- Raise and manage purchase orders
- Work closely with internal departments to maintain the stock order critical path
- Setting up & costing product
- SKU data control and management
- Maintain control of stock order shipments and freight
- Processing samples and product documentation
- Liaising with and developing supplier relationships
- Maintain stock reports and communications with all parties to achieve departmental KPI's
- Assist with creation and communication of the supplier payment schedule

HOURS

Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm with 30 minute lunch and 2 x 15 minute breaks

PERSON SPECIFICATION

- You must have a minimum of 1 years experience in a similar role.
- Educated to GCSE level (minimum) and have grade C or above in Maths and English.
- Comfortable with MS Office, in particular MS Excel.
- Be self-motivated, highly organised and able to work well under pressure to meet deadlines whilst prioritising a busy work schedule.
- Will be an excellent communicator (both written and oral), being comfortable in dealing with people of all levels to build relationships with colleagues and suppliers.
- Are a flexible team player with a can-do attitude.

BENEFITS

22 days paid holiday per year (+Bank Hols).
Company workplace pension
Free on-site parking

INTERESTED?

All applicants MUST have experience in Purchasing or have relevant skills

Please call the office on ************ and speak to Laura or email your CV to *************************

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.