Purchasing Assistant

  • Location: North West
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Discipline: Purchase and Supply
  • Benefits: Casual dress, company events, death in service, staff parking, wellness programs
  • Posted: 20 June 2022

Are you a Purchasing Assistant who wants to work for a family run and innovative company? MPeople are delighted to be assisting a well-established business based on the outskirts of Wigan who offers amazing benefits such as 20 days holiday plus bank holidays and Christmas shut down, your birthday off, death in service, medical cash plan after probation, free parking, Salary up to £23,000, hours Monday – Friday 8:30am-5pm with an hour for lunch.

Purchasing Assistant Duties:

  • Stock control: ordering, checking back orders, booking on stock, recording levels etc
  • Freight arrangements.
  • Liaising with suppliers.
  • Updating purchase orders.
  • Communication to sales and transport teams.
  • Administration around documentation for orders, stock and delivery.
  • Monitoring delivery expectations.

Purchasing Assistant Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills on every level to build good professional relationships.
  • The ability to solve problems and have great attention to detail.
  • Willingness to work towards CIPS (desirable not essential)
  • Intermediate Excel knowledge.
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • 1 years purchasing experience (preferred)
  • GCSE’s or equivalent.

Purchasing Assistant Benefits:

  • Onsite Parking.
  • Cash medical plan after probation.
  • Death in service.
  • Holiday entitlement 20 days plus bank holidays and Christmas closure.
  • Birthday off work.

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