Purchasing Assistant

  • Location
    Abergavenny, Monmouthshire
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Administrator
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Administration
  • External Reference
    CP-PURCHASING(PERM)
  • Salary
    18000 £ - 20000 £ / Year

A fantastic position has arisen for an experienced Purchasing Assistant. You will be working for our outstanding client who specialise in manufacturing within the automotive industry.


They are leaders in their field and are looking for someone who is driven and results focused with a 'can do' attitude.


Key Responsibilities



  • Supporting the purchasing department with administration duties

  • Managing supplier relationships in a professional manner

  • The ordering of purchased items using the Microsoft Axapta System

  • Running reports to ensure product availability

  • Processing purchase requisitions

  • Processing purchase orders and keeping accurate records of purchase orders and any additional documentation

  • Ensuring delivery and pricing information corresponds with the purchase order

  • Resolving order queries

  • Liaising with suppliers to ensure delivery time frames are met and chasing overdue deliveries when needed

  • Sourcing of materials

  • Generating vendor monitoring data and the quarterly issue of supplier monitoring letters to the supply base

  • Setting up items on the Axapta system

  • Dealing with both internal and external queries



Essential Skills and Experience



  • Experience in a Purchasing Assistant/ Administrator role

  • Knowledge of ERP/MRP

  • Research and analytical skills

  • Comprehensive understanding of production processes

  • Negotiation skills

  • Strong IT skills- fully proficient in Microsoft packages



This is a full time role working Monday- Thursday 8:00am- 4:30pm, and Friday 8:00am- 3:00pm.



To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please call us on 02920 382782 or apply to this advert!

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