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Purchasing Assistant [ Ref: VAC 27655 ]

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Posted: 07/08/17

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £19,500
  • Location: Salisbury
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job Sector: Production and Assembly

We are currently looking for an experienced Purchasing Assistant for a local company

you will be required:

To help create and maintain minimum stock levels for all Production, Kit Assembly and direct sales by utilising the relevant computer report system

To help identify and ensure stock is ordered at the right time by utilising the computer report system

Continually review both minimum stock level and suggested order reports to ensure correct stock levels are maintained by using Sales figures and other necessary information available

Raising, amending and completing Purchase Orders and Job Builds for authorisation by the PM, utilising computer reports as necessary

Liaise with all other departments as required

Manage supplier delivery performance ensuring on-time delivery is met

Completing Product creation/Maintenance inputs on the computer system

Work with the freight forwarder to manage overseas deliveries into site

Negotiate buy-in prices and leadtime as requested

Manage the purchase of indirect and consumable materials for all departments ensuring best price, delivery and quality

Raise Purchase Orders for any other item(s) as instructed

Assist and report to the PM as directed and carry out any ad hoc duties as required

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