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Purchasing Administration Assistant
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Salary: £22,500
  • Reference: 033370

We are seeking a highly motivated and conscientious individual to join the Purchasing Department as a Purchasing Administration Assistant. The ideal candidate must have excellent communication skills, strong organisation skills, demonstrate good attention to detail, and possess a keen interest in delivering high levels of customer service.



Responsibilities:

- To work with suppliers, colleagues and team members to provide an excellent service.

- Process and maintain data so that it is current and accurate, communicate efficiently and effectively.

- Act as the key point of contact in relation to supply of product, to liaise with suppliers, sales and other departments, demonstrating excellent communication.

- Ensure high standards of service level in all aspects of the job role to promote and support smooth and efficient running of the business.



Main Duties:

- Administration of purchase orders for suppliers.

- Liaise directly with suppliers in relation to various aspects of purchase order processing.

- Manage and reconcile the open order book with suppliers, and follow up on outstanding orders.

- Obtain inbound delivery schedules and liaise internally with colleagues.

- Daily communication with internal and external sales on availability and any other enquiries.

- Deal with day to day phone calls and emails into the department giving accurate and prompt feedback.

- Coordinate phasing out discontinued products and the introduction of new products.

- Identify slow moving or discontinued product and take action, as directed.

- Work with other departments to resolve issues.



Required:

- Strong organisational skills with good attention to detail.

- Excellent numerical, written and verbal communication skills.

- Competent using MS Excel and Outlook.

- Able to provide excellent customer service at all levels.

- Self-motivated.



Ideal Background:

- Ideally coming from a purchasing or planning environment, alternatively from an administrative role with a keen interest to learn new skills.

- Coming from a distribution or retail business would suit.



The Company offers great prospects and a very competitive salary for the right calibre person. The remuneration package also includes 5.6 weeks- holiday, pension and a health scheme. If you have a real desire to succeed, are dynamic and bright, well presented and an excellent work ethic then this may be the right opportunity for you.







To apply please email your CV in Word format.

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Supplying temporary, permanent and contract workers within Industrial, Office and Engineering sectors - please keep up-to-date with all our opportunities by following us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or why not sign-up for job alerts on our own website.

Good luck.

To apply please email your CV in Word format.

 

If you do not hear back from us within 1 week, we’re sorry you have not been successful this time.  Please don’t let this stop you applying for other roles you may be suitable for.  Quality Personnel based in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire are an equal opportunities Employer acting as an Employee Agency and Business.

 

Supplying temporary, permanent and contract workers within Industrial, Office and Engineering sectors  - please keep up-to-date with all our opportunities by following us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or why not sign-up for job alerts on our own website.

 

Good luck.

 

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