Purchasing Assistant

  • Location
    Crewe, Cheshire
  • Salary
    £ 18000 - £ 20000 / Year
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Buyer / Puchasing
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Procurement and Supply Chain
  • External Reference

My growing client is looking to recruit a self morivated, proactive individula who can work well on their own initiative to join their busy purchasing team. Supporting the Purchasiong Manager and dealing with worlwide suppliers on a daily basis, duties will include:

  • Product sourcing

  • Negotiating prices

  • Providing supplier cost downs with recommendations for cost saving initiatives

  • International freight management

  • Attending supplier meetings

  • Inventory Control

  • Managing stock levels and re-orders

  • Updating the MRP system accurately

  • Order book management

Some purchasing experience would be beneficial but not essential however the candidate must show a strong level of business acumen.

A confident telephone manner with excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential, together with strong numeracy and IT skills

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Sarah Walker