Job Title
Purchasing Assistant (CS005838)
£22,000 - £24,000 per annum (D.O.E.)
Haddenham, Buckinghamshire.
Start Date

Monday to Thursday (8.30am – 5.00pm)  /  Friday (8.30am – 2.30pm)  -  30 minutes for Lunch

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Our client, a global leader in their industry, is looking for a vibrant and experienced Purchasing Assistant to join their dynamic team in the Haddenham area. Purchasing/supply chain experience would be useful but not essential.  You must be computer literature and have excellent communication skills.

Duties to include :-

  • Raising/sending purchase orders to suppliers
  • Ensuring deliveries are received on time
  • Creating/maintaining open order books
  • Expediting /progressing chasing orders
  • Checking/adjusting/maintaining stock on ASC, re-ordering as required
  • Monitoring Kanban stock system and replenishing stock as necessary
  • Dealing with and resolving work order queries for the Operations Team
  • Ensuring free issue materials are sent to suppliers as required and in good time
  • Reviewing long lead time materials on a regular basis, checking stock and orders against forecast, ensuring continuous supply of parts
  • Checking/reviewing outstanding purchase order report daily and maintaining sub-contract work order dates in conjunction with MRP implementation co-ordinator
  • Checking/monitoring/re-ordering consumables and packaging as required
Special Requirements: 
  • Purchasing/supply chain experience (an advantage)
  • Computer literate with a sound knowledge of Excel
  • Knowledge of Access Supply Chain or other MRP systems (an advantage)
  • Excellent communication skills and a team player
  • Motivated and able to work on own initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Quick learner with common sense and attention to detail