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Purchasing Assistant

Job Title

Purchasing Assistant

Reference3136621_304611
EmployerHays
Industry SectorFMCG - Food & Drink, Manufacturing
Salary£18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Town/CityNorthamptonshire
LocationsEast Midlands, Northamptonshire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted06 October 2017

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Exciting opportunity to join an acquisitive Food manufacturing business in Northants as a Purchasing Assistant

Your new company

Exciting opportunity to join an acquisitive Food manufacturing business in Northants as a Purchasing Assistant

Your new role

You will take responsibility for effective day to day management and supply of raw materials as required by the UK Teams. Developing the current systems and systems where appropriate to lead to better control and insight. Work with departments to identify and support on any material issues
* Review raw material requirements and place call offs / orders as required with agreed suppliers
* Confirm and agree required delivery dates with suppliers updating the system and notifying stakeholders
* Identify and highlight any possible issues with delivery of raw materials, inform relevant stakeholders and work with the business to resolve
* Ensure ongoing review of safety stock requirements and work internally to identify, agree and implement changes where required


What you'll need to succeed
* Prior experience in a similar role
* Tenacious character, and prior dealing with suppliers
* Strong organisational skills
* Strong Excel capabilities, good knowledge of operating systems - ERP / MRP


What you'll get in return

Salary up to £22,000 + Benefits

What you need to do now
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