Purchasing Assistant

Job Title: Purchasing Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Deeside, Flintshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J896056_1532099272
Contact Name: Charlotte Devereux-Jack
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 20, 2018 16:07

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Purchasing assistant to join out client during an excited period of growth. This role is ideally suited to a well organised candidate with a passion to build their skills in manufacturing industry.

Main Responsibilities

  • Liaising with suppliers/developing relationships management
  • Design and deliver against performance measures, including supply, cost and quality for clients
  • Monitor &control stock/materials levels ensuring constant supplies are available
  • Manage supplier relations delivering performance in service, and quality
  • Running & Analyse MRP system to raise purchase orders
  • Arranging deliveries of materials
  • Implement departmental strategies to deliver targeted benefits
  • Control NCR returns process

Essential Skills and experience

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Previous experience in a Purchase Controller/Expeditor/Planner role.
  • Ability to communicate, collaborate and negotiate both internally and externally.
  • Ability to manage associated supply chain activities effectively and efficiently and in line with requirements.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office including Excel.

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