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Procurement Assistant

RecruiterRobert Walters
Industry SectorIT & Technology, Services
Salary£20,000 to £26,000 per annum
LocationsLancashire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted11 October 2017

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An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Procurement Assistant for my client a £450m T/O company based near Chorley This is a newly created role due to an increased order book and will assist the Purchasing Manager and will work on a variety of cost saving projects.

Duties will include
  • Supporting the Purchasing Manager with the overall procurement business strategy
  • Sourcing new products and negotiating with suppliers to secure the best deals
  • Analysing past sales and raising orders with suppliers
  • Attending supplier meetings (both internally and externally)
  • Liaising with suppliers regarding deliveries (and late deliveries)
  • Contacting suppliers regarding credits for damaged products or items missing from deliveries
  • Booking in deliveries from external suppliers
  • Setting up new products on internal inventory system
  • General stock management and liaison with internal departments

  • A minimum of one year experience at Purchasing Assistant or Junior Buyer level
  • Familiarity with Microsoft office and some experience of Excel Spreadsheets
  • General commercial awareness
  • Good communication skills with some negotiating experience
  • Analytical approach with attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic and driven, with a desire to learn and progress
  • Ability to work independently, can use own initiative when required
  • CIPS trained or equivalent or willingness to be trained, degree qualified is desirable.

If you are interested in the role, click to apply or contact Lee Carey at Robert Walters for further information.

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