Purchasing Assistant

Purchasing Assistant

  • Location

    Northamptonshire, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement and Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Michelle Perkins

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Are you an energetic, driven Purchasing Assistant based in the Northamptonshire area with experience of supporting a purchasing team? Does the opportunity to work for a growing, international business with strong values appeal to you? If so, please read on.

As Purchasing Assistant you will support a busy purchasing team and have responsibility for low spend area purchasing. You will raise and control purchase orders, develop improved purchasing processes and work closely with stakeholders including technical and marketing teams. You will provide strong customer service, generate and maintain reports, collate data and maintain the MRP system.

In order to carry out the Purchasing Manager role, you will need the following skills and experience:

  • Previous purchasing experience at assistant or administrator level
  • MRP systems experience - ideally IFS
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to prioritise your own workload and use your own initiative
  • An energetic and driven personality
  • A good level of Microsoft Office experience

In return, you will receive a salary of circa £25,000 dependent upon experience plus benefits

Gleeson Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist recruiter of leadership roles and technical specialists on both a permanent and temporary basis, into a number of industries including 3PL, construction, retail, service sector, automotive, aerospace, general manufacturing and FMCG. Please visit our website www.gleeson-rg.com for further information about our services and to view all of our roles.

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