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Purchasing Assistant

Yaxley, Cambridgeshire
£21,000 to £24,000
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Purchasing Assistant Peterborough £23,000 pa OVERVIEW OF PURCHASING ASSISTANT:- A highly varied support role for both the Procurement and Service departments. Day to day will be diverse and fast paced and you will be expected to liaise with both departments to ensure all tasks are completed on time. This is a customer service and administrative role as supplier and customer relationship building will be critical to the role. This is a full time role and we anticipate that purchasing assistant will be spend 24 hours on purchasing and 16 hours on service tasks per week. RESPONSIBILITIES OF PURCHASING ASSISTANT:- Raise new purchase orders & works orders and issue picklists to Stores Send purchase orders out to our supplier base Chase and process purchase order acknowledgements within 24 hours of sending PO's Chase overdue purchase orders and update Procurement Manager on delays Key point of contact for breakdown, service, warranty & parts enquiries Liaise with manufacturing & technical departments to specify & quote spare parts Process new sales orders Manage transport quotes and bookings Enter warranty claims onto Salesforce and manage the warranty procedure Deal with customer enquiries in an effective and timely manner Raise consumable orders for the Factory Manager Review call off orders, check stock levels and request parts be sent in if required Update pricelists from our supplier base into Sage Investigate invoice queries The ideal candidate for the Purchasing Assistant:- Previous admin experience in a similar role Excellent customer service skills Superb accuracy and organisation skills Ability to multitask and prioritise large workload Willingness to offer support and take on more responsibility over time Full training and induction will be provided
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  • Job Reference: 705453442-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Coulter Elite Resourcing
    Coulter Elite Resourcing
  • Location: Yaxley, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £21,000 to £24,000
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Permanent