Purchasing Assistant, Redditch

Job Summary

Reference: 047105184
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Redditch
Salary: 18000 - 22000 per annum
Date Posted: 11/15/2016

Job Description

Purchasing Assistant
18-22,000 per annum

Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Purchasing Assistant to join their busy operations team. You will work in conjunction with the sales and marketing team in this Procurement role. Hours of work Monday- Thursday 8-5pm Friday 8-11.30am

The role of a Purchasing Assistant includes:
*Procurement of materials particularly metal components
*Negotiating costs
*Liaising with suppliers
*Building rapport and relationships so good customer service is essential
*Ordering stock and stock management
*Managing stock levels
*Negotiating rates for parts with suppliers and customers.
*Track the imports ensuring the carriers pick up goods in a timely fashion.
*Working to strict deadlines

As a Purchasing Assistant you will need the following:
*Experience in purchasing/procurement/ buying ideally within a manufacturing environment ( essential)
*Experience ordering stock particularly metal ( this would be a distinct advantage)
*Excellent Customer Service and relationship building experience
*Strong attention to detail and accuracy
*Driver's license
*Strong administration skills
*Excellent written and verbal skills

In return the successful Procurement/ Purchasing Assistant will receive a competitive basic salary of 18-22,000 depending on your previous purchasing experience and benefits include:-
Quarterly profit share bonus based on performance and attendance.
Flexible working
5 weeks holiday + bank holiday
Childcare vouchers
Free parking
College course and external training offered for personal development.