Purchasing Assistant

We are looking for a Purchasing Assistant to join our team, this is the perfect role for someone who is looking to forge a career in the purchasing and buying sector. You will be working directly with our Production Manager on a day-to-day basis. The ideal candidate is someone who has good communication and organisational skills and is willing to learn and throw themselves into the role. It’s a fantastic opportunity to work in a high growth business.

Key responsibilities:

  • Supplying relevant site contacts to all delivery parties.
  • Chasing up late deliveries and reporting back to Project Managers.
  • Managing replacements of materials to sites in a cost effective and timely manner and ensuring clear communication with all relevant departments.
  • Liaising directly with Project Manager to discuss delivery dates, materials requirements et.
  • Rechecking of both Mezzanine Floor and Fire Rating detailed drawings before commencement of purchasing.
  • Management of Fire Rating (including price negotiation, supplier sourcing, order processing and point to point deliveries of all materials)
  • Liaising with Project Managers and Installers in order to resolve on site issues in a cost effective and timely manner.
  • Maintaining Stock Levels and issuing stock take sheets to third parties.
  • Maintaining and chasing up suppliers for order acknowledgements.
  • Assisting in the general procurement operations.
  • Archiving Monthly projects.
  • Standing in for Production Manager when required.

The key skills we are looking for:

  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Have ‘get it done’ and ‘can do’ attitude
  • Great communicator
  • Able to juggle various priorities
  • Eager to learn and grow with an exciting business
  • Highly efficient and well organised
  • Good computer literacy
  • Purchasing or stock control experience (not essential)

Salary dependant on experience

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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