Purchasing Assistant

Purchasing Assistant

Role: Purchasing Assistant

Salary: £18,000 – £19,000 per annum

Location: Doncaster

Hours: Mon-Fri 8am – 4pm

Our client is one of the UK’s largest wholesalers offering a product range through exceptional customer service and efficient delivery.

The Role

The Purchasing Assistant will work with the category Buyer, ensuring the effective procurement process is delivered in a timely fashion.

Role Responsibilities

  • Analysing and controlling stock levels in line with required stock holding and re-order levels
  • Creating and submitting Purchase Orders accurately and on time with suppliers
  • Liaising with suppliers regarding delivery of Purchase Orders, and updating PO’s accordingly
  • Inputting and maintaining Sales & Purchasing tracking spreadsheets
  • Managing the movement of stocks throughout our network of depots, through creation of inter-company orders
  • Inputting supplier and competitor pricing
  • Communicating with General Managers and Sales staff on availability / market information

The successful candidate

  • Excellent attention to detail and strong analytical skills
  • Proven ability to work cooperatively and effectively with other departments
  • Excellent understanding and knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven time management skills
  • Confident and proven ability to work under pressure
  • The role holder must demonstrate flexibility within the role as required by the needs of the business to cover for colleagues’ holiday or absence (when required)

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