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Expeditor / Purchasing Assistant

RecruiterBarclay Meade
Industry SectorAerospace & Defence, Automotive & Transport Systems, Chemicals, Energy & Utilities, Engineering, Engineering - Other, FMCG - Food & Drink, FMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Mining, Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical & Biotech, Rail & Transport Insfrastructure, Technology & Electronics
Salary£25,000 to £30,000 per annum
LocationsBerkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, South East (Excl London), Surrey
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesCustomer Service, Purchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted14 August 2017

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An Expeditor / Purchasing Assistant is required by a manufacturing business on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract. Purchasing, Expediting or Supply Chain experience within a manufacturing or engineering business, and SAP skills are required.

The Expeditor / Purchasing Assistant will be responsible for managing and reporting material requirements and shortages to achieve a consistent material flow to production. The role will encompass significant supplier liaison, with the Expeditor / Purchasing Assistant working closely with the supply chain to avoid material shortages.

This position is available on a 12 month FTC basis.

Specific duties of the Expeditor / Purchasing Assistant will include:

1. Manage material flow to production lines
2. Update SAP system and communicate shortages to Buyers and Engineering stakeholders
3. Resolve invoice queries
4. Investigate material shortages and develop corrective actions
5. Expedite material delays
6. Raise purchase orders
7. Contribute to a continuous improvement and LEAN culture

Expeditor applicants should meet the following criteria:

1. Purchasing, Expediting or Supply Chain experience
2. Previous exposure to a manufacturing / engineering environment
3. Excellent team work, relationship building and stakeholder engagement skills
4. IT literate / or have MRP / ERP experience, ideally SAP
5. Experience interacting with suppliers

This role would suit those in: Buying, Buyer, Purchasing, Procurement, Supply Chain, Logistics, Materials Control, Expediting, Progress Chasing etc.

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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Recruiter: Barclay Meade
Tel: 0843 208 1255
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