Purchasing Assistant

Location Andover
Discipline: Office Professionals
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £20k (c)
Contact name: Liam McConnell

Contact email: liam@requireconsultancy.com
Job ref: REF: 6850
Published: 22 days ago
Expiry date: 04 November 2021

​​We have a new role now available for a Purchasing Assistant to join our long standing client, a reputable friendly firm based in Andover. Our client are looking to add to their Purchasing team by bringing on board a permanent Purchasing Assistant who can play a supportive role to the Senior Buyer for all of the companies procurement and management of stock and pricing.

Some of the key duties will include:

  • Being responsible for supplier accounts and maintaining excellent working relationships with key counter parts

  • Place orders as necessary, liaising with relevant suppliers

  • Follow up on all open purchase orders

  • Liaise with Buyers to ensure significant stock is on order to meet demand

  • Support with forecasting and planning

  • Produce reports of all weekly activity

  • Communicate all product changes where applicable

  • Assist Senior team with preparation for trade shows and seminars

  • General administrative support to the Buying team

Key skills and experiences we are certainly looking for in our new Purchasing Assistant:

  • Competent MS Office skills (Excel, Outlook)

  • A proven track record of delivering effective communications in a previous role via email and/or phone

  • A team player

  • A planner, an organiser, someone who has excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to work alone at times

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established Buying team, pivotal in the success of our client's business. By joining their team as a Purchasing Assistant you will open yourself to a new set of skills and get a fascinating insight into the world of purchasing.

To apply for this full time permanent role, please contact Liam today to discuss.