Purchasing Assistant

Plus One Personnel
Bermuda Park
£23,000 per annum
06 Sep 2017
07 Oct 2017
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Purchasing Assistant (Junior Buyer)

Location: Coventry

Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 DOE

Our client is a reputable and well established manufacturing business based in Coventry. They are a global market leader within their field, who due to impressive growth are looking to acquire the services of a confident and experienced Purchasing Assistant in to the Administration team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and organised individual offering genuine career progression.

Main responsibilities:

  • Having sound knowledge of, and working closely with MRP/MPS and stock control functions
  • Creation and maintenance of works orders
  • Updating and maintenance of Bills of Materials
  • Ensuring all levels of the BOM structure are accurate
  • Monitoring any stock shortage issues and producing reports on findings
  • Preparing and processing of purchase requisitions and orders in accordance with company procedures
  • Working with the companies Preferred Supplier List - sourcing new potential suppliers where necessary
  • Effectively negotiating supplier costs, delivery and payment terms etc.
  • Producing a selection of quotations to Senior Buyer for sign off
  • Liaising daily with external suppliers, internal departments and production teams

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience within a Purchasing role is essential
  • Experience within a manufacturing/engineering environment would be beneficial
  • Computer literate including Microsoft packages such as Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Previous experience with SAGE 50 or other similar manufacturing and accounts packages
  • Strong organisational and communication skills
  • The ability to multi task and prioritise one's own workload
  • A team player with a positive, can-do attitude is crucial

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please submit an up-to-date CV, or if you'd prefer you can also call Melissa Podlaski for a discreet and confidential discussion about the role.