Assistant Buyer

Job Title: Assistant Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Salisbury
Salary: £21000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-12-20 00:00:00
Reference: 555101646
Contact Name: Kerry Hillyard
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 20, 2018 11:23

Job Description

Purchasing Assistant required for a manufacturing company based in Salisbury (SP2). This is a full-time, permanent position, paying £21,000 per annum. Working Monday to Thursday 08.30am to 17.00pm and Friday 08.30am-16.00pm.

Benefits include: 23 days holiday plus 8 days bank holiday rising to 25 days after 5 years, Pension and FREE parking in the immediate vicinity. Whilst experience in a purchasing position is preferred this could also suit a graduate or equivalent looking to start a career in Procurement.

As an Purchasing Assistant you will support the Service and Logistics Department to ensure there is a smooth flow of procured parts available to the factory and service centres.

As a Purchasing Assistant your duties will include:
  • Creating, placing and expediting orders
  • Liaising with suppliers, customers and the service centre in a confident and professional manner
  • Managing stock using a MRP system
  • Raising works orders to initiate internal production processes
  • Processing timesheets and engineers servicing reports
  • Administration and monitoring of company vehicles
To be considered for this position as a Purchasing Assistant you must be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:
  • Confident and friendly telephone manner
  • Excellent working knowledge of Word and Excel and experience using bespoke systems
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Highly organised, self-motivated and process driven individual
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to work well within a team but happy to work alone on your own initiative
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