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Purchasing Assistant

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| PURCHASING ASSISTANT | | ASHBOURNE, DERBYSHIRE | | UP TO £25,000 PER ANNUM – DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE | | MONDAY – FRIDAY, 8.30AM – 5.30PM | | BENEFITS: ON SITE PARKING, CASH PLAN HEALTHCARE SCHEME, 25 DAYS HOLIDAY | Our client, a busy manufacturer based in Ashbourne, are seeking a knowledgeable Purchasing Assistant to support the purchasing manager, buyer and purchasing department with operational duties and administration. You will have experience in purchasing in a manufacturing environment, excellent customer service skills and have the ability to liaise with a variety of internal and external parties. You will have a high attention to detail, be well organised and possess strong administrative skills. Well-developed IT skills are also important, including Microsoft programmes and previous use of an ERP system. Responsibilities: • Create, update and administer Purchase Agreements with the Purchasing Manager and Buyers. • Organise collection and oversee completion of RM Approval documentation. • Monthly Supplier Performance review. • Monthly completion of RM Usage records to assist Demand Planning. • Analyse and record Invoice Queries, organise approval and transfer to Accounts for payment/query. • Produce monthly report on query reason and query reduction. • Raise Spot Purchase Orders to assist Material Planning. • Meeting and greeting visitors. • Liaising with suppliers and internal departments. • Organising travel arrangements for Purchasing Department. Skills/ Attributes/ Experience: • Experience in a similar purchasing role is ESSENTIAL • Experience in a manufacturing environment is ESSENTIAL • Well-developed IT skills • Excellent customer service skills combined with an ability to liaise with a variety of external parties • Well organised and strong administrative and IT skills • High attention to detail Please only apply for this position if you can evidence, on your CV, the essential elements of the post. Should this not be the case, you will only receive an automatically generated email response to your application with no further communication.

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