Buyer/ Purchasing Assistant

  • Location
    Dartford, Kent
  • Category
    Transport and Logistics - Stock Control
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 35000 - £ 37000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

JOB TITLE: Purchasing Assistant

LOCATION: Dartford

HOURS: Monday - Friday 7:30am-4:30pm

SALARY: £35,000- £37,000 Salary

BENEFITS: Free Parking, Private health care after probation, Training and development, Free Takeaway on Fridays, 20 days annual leave + bank holidays- increasing with service

CULTURE: Family run business of over 25 years- Working in a team of 12 people



Skills and attributes necessary

  • Previous experience in Purchasing/ Buying

  • Experience in managing manufacturing processes

  • Excellent understanding of supply chain procedures

  • Good knowledge of Computer systems


  • Ensuring products are manufactured and delivered within set time frames and budgets

  • Daily ordering

  • Liaising with suppliers.

  • Chasing delivery times and reducing lead times

  • Managing the system to ensure supplier's details are correct

  • Liaising with different departments including Accounts to ensure invoices are paid on time

  • Working to the annual budget

  • Purchasing items and stock checking

Next steps….

Apply today! If your CV is suitable for the role, I will be in contact to find out more about you and tell you more about the position.

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