Purchasing Assistant

West Bromwich Commercial
18000.00 GBP Annual
12 Jun 2018
26 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Purchasing Assistant required for my Shrewsbury based client.

Salary GBP17K - GBP18K depending on expeience

37.5 hours per week

28 days holiday including bank holidays increasing one day yearly

Free parking



Career prospects

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who would like a career within purchasing.

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager the main purpose of the Job will be to order stock items , contact suppliers and obtain delivery promises, organise replacement products, obtain written quotations, attend supplier development meetings, assist with placing orders.

Duties & responsibilities will include

Check purchase orders

Communicate delivery dates

Control supplier catalogues and literature

Place purchase orders

Create and maintain stock codes, prices and supplier details

Liaise with the Warehouse to investigate stock discrepancies.

Maintain and promote good working relationships with suppliers and other departments.

Resolve invoice price queries.

To cooperate with the company on health and safety matters and comply with the company health and safety policy.

Must be conversant with Microsoft Excel.

Experience with MRP/DRP/ SAP Business systems would be desireable.

Must be thorough, professional, hard working and able to operate using own initiative.

Will be able to remain calm under pressure and be willing work outside of their job description and apply lateral thinking when solving problems.

28 days holiday , including stats and rising with service

Pension scheme

Pertemps is an employment business specialising in all aspects of temporary and permanent commercial recruitment.

All flexible workers are employed by and have access to company benefits including, Pension, Share Save Incentive and Holiday Pay.

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