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Purchasing Assistant

2022-05-25 16:36:372022-09-01 Lloyd Recruitment Services Limited
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Location East Grinstead
Area West Sussex, UK West Sussex UK East Grinstead
Sector Purchasing
Salary £22K DOE + excellent company benefits
Start Date
Advertiser Nicola Francis
Telephone 01342325316
Job Ref NF12036
Description
Lloyd Recruitment Services are working with a global manufacture who are looking to recruit a Purchasing Assistant to join their team on a permanent basis.
 
What is in it for you…?
 
You will be working with a global business who pride themselves on the service they give to their customer base. You will be part of a friendly and supportive team working Monday to Friday with no weekends!
 
  • Salary £22,000 depending on experience
  • Parking on site
 
Role Overview
 
The successful candidate will become a Purchasing Assistant within a small but busy Purchasing team. The job involves a variety of duties being completed on a daily, weekly & monthly basis.
 
As part of the Purchasing Assistant’s role, they will be managing suppliers based in Europe and the United Kingdom.
 
Job Specification
 
  • Placing and confirming orders daily, following through to successful resolution on any discrepancies
  • Managing stock and liaising with suppliers
  • Managing personal and group inbox to ensure all enquiries/issues are followed through to resolution
  • Liaising with Sales, Warehouse, Finance and Transport and handling/resolving other departmental queries
  • Monitoring and chasing suppliers for stock and delivery information, and updating everyone internally
  • General administrative duties, such as filing
  • Updating and maintaining supplier price files
  • Building/checking prices being published in the brochures
 
Candidate Requirements
 
  • SAP system knowledge and experience within a purchasing environment would be useful but not essential
  • Able to communicate clearly both in writing and using effective telephone skills, especially considering the majority of our suppliers are based in Europe
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office experience essential) and numerate with a keen attention to detail
  • Educated to O’ Level/ GCSE English and Mathematics
  • Hard working & enthusiastic. Drive and determination are essential; the candidate will need to be able to handle an environment that can be pressurised
  • The successful candidate will be committed and driven with the ability to function well within a small team and individually when required
  • Other key qualities include flexibility, accuracy, strong administrative skills, good organisational skills, friendliness and the ability to prioritise work and interact well with other departments
 
Salary: up to £22,000
Monday - Friday standard working hours
 
NB: Lloyd Recruitment Services would like to thank you for taking the time to apply, however due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates
 
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