Expediting/Purchasing Assistant

Support Services Group
£20k - 25k per year
06 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
The Company: Recruit Mint are working closely with a large Manufacturing company based in Peterborough. Due to the growth of the business they are looking to recruit an Expediting/Buying Assistant on a temp to perm basis. Responsibilities: The main function of the expeditor is to ensure that project and materials are delivered to the contractually agreed point of delivery on-time or ahead of the contractually agreed delivery date and to ensure supplier documentation and drawings are submitted on time. Provide the principal point of contact for the manufacturing team during the post order placement phase until final delivery of the equipment and documentation. Highlighting any potential problems to management that might affect the on time delivery of the product. The expeditor will report into the operations manager and will have to be flexible in both their approach and time planning as the environment is an ever changeable one. Reviewing and maintaining a list of Key Suppliers on approved list. Monitoring and assessing supplier performance. Interface with Production Departments / Sales & Finance to plan purchasing schedules. Place purchase orders on key suppliers and maintain spend spread sheet. Progress purchase orders. Expedite deliveries Manage material flow from various warehouse locations to ensure it gets to the correct person, correct time of delivery and location on the terminal site. Skills and Attributes required: The ideal candidate will have proven experience in a similar role within an engineering / manufacturing business. Proven experience in a material control role. Computer Literate in MS software Excellent IT skills including Excel Knowledge of SAP would be advantageous Hours and Pay: Monday – Thursday – 08.30 – 17.00 and Friday 08.30 – 15.15 £20,000 - £25,000 per annum – depending on experience This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66807664