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Purchasing Assistant

Salary £21000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Location Northamptonshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00045834
Published about 1 year ago

Job Description

Purchasing Assistant

My client is a successful and creative leader in their field. As a result of year on year growth they are looking for an additional Purchasing Assistant.

If you have experience within a purchasing capacity and are looking for a fresh challenge where you will be surrounded by likeminded people that you can continue to learn from, this could be the opportunity for you!

Key accountabilities:

* Sourcing and pricing of new products
* Re-sourcing existing product and ranges
* Working closely with a range of key stakeholders including; Account Managers, Sales, Customer Service
* Data entry and ensuring that all records and systems are kept up to date
* Supplier interaction and relationship building/management
* Maintain and improve product data in system to enable re-pricing and tendering activity

Experience required and expectations:

* Experience within a purchasing environment
* Knowledge of packaging products
* Experience of Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint & Word)
* Negotiation skills
* A proactive approach to problem solving
* Purchasing systems and process knowledge
* Good team player

This is very much a customer focussed business and it's very important that you have a positive can do attitude and are willing to work hard to ensure promises are delivered. As an employer, they are genuinely passionate about employee progression for those who demonstrate a positive attitude and enthusiastic work ethic

This role will offer a salary of up to £23,000 based on experience, coupled with other benefits you would expect from such an organisation.

We are looking to hold interviews asap; if the above role is of interest to you, please apply with a matter of urgency!

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