Purchasing Assistant

Butler Ross
From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
14 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
A fantastic opportunity for a Purchasing Assistant to join an exciting construction and refurbishment establishment based in Southampton. The role is paying up to £20,000. ThisProcurement Administratorrole is looking for a dedicated buying professional that is lokoing to manage the direct sourcing for all projects. As the purchasing scheduler you will be tasked with accurately procuring materials at the best overall value ready for production, ensuring that quality, cost and delivery are all balanced. Being in a fast paced standalone role you will be looking to predominantly oversee and advise the senior management upon the process within the procurement function. You will be working with existing suppliers covering all aspects of the purchase from putting terms in place to assessing and selecting new vendors. Responsibilities of thePurchasing Assistant: Ensure all contractual terms are in place with Suppliers Purchase in a professional manner for all services and components in line with current demands Manage supplier performance through reporting and expediting all products purchased Be able to work in a independently, supporting projects with procuring new products Communicate clearly and knowledgeably with internal and external stakeholders Ensure that materials sourced are received in line with the requirements set out by senior management Working to provide solutions to all urgent requirements and communicating throughout the process Keep an updated log with any supplier pricing or lead-times Key Requirements of thePurchasing Assistant: Proficient with Microsoft Office, in particular Excel Experience within a Supply Chain or Purchasing role Minimum 1 year experience in FMCG, Manufacturing or Engineering background Self-motivated and adaptable Strong written and verbal communication skills Ability to negotiate and problem solve Highly influential and tenacious Able to prioritise and multitask in a fast moving environment This role will suit somebody with previous experience of: Purchasing, Procurement, Materials, Stores, Supply Chain, Planning, Materials or Buying This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66898587