A Manufacturing business with a Global reach is currently looking to recruit for a Purchasing Assistant to join an existing team. This is the idea position for someone who has a small amount of purchasing or even Supply Chain experience looking to cement their career within a successful business.
This business will support you though your CIPS qualification.
Maintain the spend categorisation, including data cleanse and standardization of data in spend systems and reports.
Issue and co-ordinate some tender processes particularly initial RFI (Request for Information) with regard to the category.
Provide advice and where necessary training on various internally developed reports on the Supply base management tool / database.
Maintain the Supplier database with up to date contact details and addresses to ensure the supplier database is reflective of the current supply base.
Maintain and improve reports/documents used for ongoing supplier risk assessments.
Carry out due diligence on suppliers from a financial, sustainable sourcing or ethical trading perspective.
Produce reports as required and as instructed by Head of Indirect Procurement.
Some experience within Purchasing or Supply Chain
Good interpersonal skills, able to build positive relationships with different departments/sites.
Strong communication skills (written and verbal).
Calm & measured approach in an often pressured environment which often involves working to tight deadlines.
Must be proactive and self-motivated as will be working in a small team.
Microsoft Computer literate (either to internal standard or Advanced) level.
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