Purchasing Assistant

Job Title: Purchasing Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 959156_1552317159
Contact Name: Omega Resource Group
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 11, 2019 15:12

Job Description

My client, based in Stonehouse, is a leading manufacturer within their field and due to business growth; they are looking for a Purchasing Assistant to join their team on a permanent basis.

The Role:

*Supporting operations through effective stock control and leading in stock takes
*Supporting Procurement with purchasing support
*Placing and progressing purchase orders to ensure on time delivery
*Building relationships and supporting with the management of suppliers
*Ensuring the continuity of supply, developing a zero stock out process without over stocking
*Responsible for the administration and reporting, including OTIF, stock levels, slow/obsolete stocks, stock takes and other generic procurement processes
*Supporting with some contract and price negotiation

Skills & Experience:

*Experience within a Purchasing/Buyer role is essential, ideally within a fast paced manufacturing or production environment
*Experience of managing stock takes, supporting stock management and successful negotiation with suppliers is an advantage
*Superb communication and people skills are essential
*IT literate with experience of working with MRP systems

The successful candidate will be analytical in their approach, with the ability to anticipate issues and problem solve. You will be proactive and will have excellent planning and organisational skills

Hours of Work: Full Time, Monday-Friday.

My client is offering a competitive salary of up to £24,000 per annum, depending on experience.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our client who is growing from strength to strength. So what are you waiting for?! Please contact the office ASAP on 01453 829 799 or alternatively, please send an up to date, Word Document copy of your CV , as my client is looking to interview candidates ASAP.

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.