Purchasing Assistant

  • Location
    Kettering, Northamptonshire
  • Salary
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Buyer / Puchasing
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Procurement and Supply Chain
  • External Reference

Our client who are based in Desborough are currently recruiting for a Purchasing Assistant.

Main duties of the role will include -

Liaising with departments, particularly the in-country design, commercial and construction teams, finance, non-construction procurement, logistics and executive management.
Assisting in large and global purchasing.
Fully conversant with SAGE (account system) and other standard MS package

Collate purchase orders and purchase requisitions in order to order materials, goods and supplies.

Expediting and following up on deliveries, with inspection where required. This will include working alongside the logistics manager.

Raise purchase orders final specifications, contracts, packaging and labelling instructions with suppliers for Director approval.

Experience in purchasing within the Construction industry would be an advantage

Educated to Maths GCSE Grade C or equivalent

Able to negotiate with suppliers and achieve the best deals and outcomes.

The ideal candidate will be a conscientious self starter and a problem solver.

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: Lindsay Wilson