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Purchasing Assistant

Job Title: Purchasing Assistant

Our client is a leading independent service provider to UK manufacturing companies.

Job Description:

Our client is seeking a Purchasing Assistant to join a busy purchasing team.

The role of the purchasing assistant will be responsible for the purchasing of a wide range of industrial products and services.

Full training will be given to the new purchasing assistant who may be new to purchasing, that have a strong back ground in customer services and/or administration.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to take a step into a buying role or someone looking for a new challenge.

The role of purchasing assistant will involve:

  • Sourcing of industrial products, some of which will be hard to find

  • Placement of purchase orders

  • Arranging supplier quotations

  • Expediting purchase orders

  • Negotiation of pricing and account terms

  • Processing customer requirements

  • Keeping costs of delivery low

  • Supporting the needs of the business and the department

  • Liaising with accounts

Candidate Requirements:

  • Excellent telephone manner and customer service

  • Highly organised

  • Excellent administration skills

  • Able to work in a high volume, demanding and challenging role

  • Advanced skills in Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm

Salary: £14,000 - £16,000 pa

Brampton Recruitment are an independent Commercial recruitment agency working in partnership with employers spanning Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Cheshire, and the Greater Manchester region.