Purchasing Assistant (Manufacturing)

Job Title: Purchasing Assistant (Manufacturing)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wrexham, Wales
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Contractual Benefits
Reference: J911559_1641402089
Contact Name: Kelly Newell
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 05, 2022 17:01

Job Description

We are recruiting on behalf of our market leading client, a specialist in sports PPE. This is a brand new role to compliment the Purchasing Team there as they're experiencing that 2022 is going to be an incredibly busy year!!
This an exciting new role for Purchasing Assistant to join their Team in head office, based in Wrexham.

Your New Role as our Purchasing Assistant

As our Purchasing Assistant you will work within the purchasing department and report to the Purchasing Manager.

Your Key Responsibilities will be:

Placing PO's in a timely manner
Manage purchases for consumables stock and ensure replenishment orders are placed in a timely manner
Plan appropriate quotes and purchases for standard production items to ensure materials are available to meet product on-time delivery
Obtain approvals and samples, then raise and issue purchase orders to suppliers in good time
Maintain and develop a good working relationship with our suppliers, working with the Purchasing Manager to foster continuous improvement in their performance and reliability.
Manage the process for items being returned to suppliers due to poor quality, raising returns and new orders as appropriate.
Complete purchase order acknowledgements and work with suppliers to minimise late deliveries, looking at purchase order priorities as necessary
Call suppliers to check on despatch and delivery dates, to clarify requirements.

Previous Experience You Will Have:

Minimum 1 -2 years working within in a purchasing/buying department within manufacturing.
Use and understanding of ERP/MRP systems is desirable.
Previous experience of carrying out general administrative duties.
Great attention to detail and accuracy
Team player and good problem solver
Have confidence to work alone
Reliable and enthusiastic to do a good job
Good numeracy and data entry skills, including use of computers (Excel and Word)
A good working knowledge of Excel is a must

Contractual Benefits

Employee discount scheme
Learning & development opportunities
Cycle to work scheme
Free onsite parking
Birthday hour
Free fruit
Gift for milestone birthdays or childbirth
Yearly events hosted by our culture committee
Monthly treats for performance targets met
1 hour home early on a Friday, drinks in the bar for team building rewards

How To Apply

Please click on the link to apply ensuring all of your contact details and information are thoroughly up to date.

I look forward to receiving your application.



Kelly Newell

Manufacturing Divisional Manager

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