Overview

JOB: Purchasing Assistant

LOCATION: Westbury, Wiltshire

Hours of Work: 34.5pw Monday to Friday

PAY: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

We are looking for a Purchasing Assistant to join our client’s manufacturing company in Westbury. This is a role that requires good attention to detail and would suit individuals who are ambitious and thrive to progress.

Main duties:

  • Raise and Close Purchase orders
  • Contacting suppliers to obtain confirmation of orders, progress and negotiate on delivery times
  • Sending regular forecast to suppliers
  • Managing appropriate stock levels, conducting stock counting of raw materials within production
  • Liaising with all departments in ensuring stock is on site in a timely manner for production
  • Maintain good relationship with suppliers and customers
  • Handling telephone calls
  • Processing deliveries into the warehouse
  • Provide support to the Purchasing Manager as requested.

TO BE CONSIDERED YOU MUST:

  • Strong administrative skills, with a thorough understanding of Word and Excel. Strong numeracy skills are essential
  • Confident communicator at all levels verbal and written to negotiate smoothly and efficiently with customers and suppliers alike
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise workload
  • Organised and efficient
  • Able to work both on your own initiative and as part of the existing team.
  • High attention to detail
  • Working under pressure to meet required deadlines

Benefits:

  • Attractive salary
  • Membership of excellent company pension plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Sick Pay
  • On-Site Parking

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A STRICTLY NO SMOKING SITE. THIS INCLUDES E-CIGARETTES, VAPORISERS ETC

Riverside Recruitment are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy

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