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PURCHASING ASSISTANT

May 17, 2024

    Job Category: Purchasing
    Job Types: Full Time Permanent
    Job Locations: Halstead
    Salary: £24k p.a

    Starting salary £24K p.a. DOE

    40 hour week Monday to Friday

    Near Halstead, Essex

    Due to location, own transport required

    Our client is successful long established engineering/manufacturing company.

    The Procurement Assistant will support a team of three by maintaining relationships with suppliers and will implement and sustain cost effective solutions. The role will suit a highly motivated person who has a broad skill set and has excellent and effective communication skills.

    The Role:

    ¨              Purchase of consumables and tooling.

    ¨              Maintain database integrity on prices, lead times.

    ¨              Expediting orders with suppliers.

    ¨              Departmental administration.

    ¨              Communicate with internal and external stakeholders providing updates.

    Candidate

    To succeed in this challenging role, the ideal candidate should have the following skill set:

    ¨              A strong negotiator with excellent telephone manner.

    ¨              Highly organised both in written and verbal communications.

    ¨              Solution orientated incorporating creative and innovative ideas.

    ¨              Ability to remain calm under pressure and able to meet strict deadlines.

    ¨              Good numeric and literacy skills.

    ¨              Attention to detail.

    ¨              Ability to problem solve and use own initiative.

    Technical

    ¨              Microsoft office – Publisher/word/excel/PowerPoint.

    ¨              Access Supply Chain (training can be given)

    C.V

    ¨              Applicants should supply a CV showing a fully referenced work history.

    Salary : £24K

    Location : Halstead

    Full time perm

    Type : purchasing

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