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in Bedford, Milton Keynes, Huntingdon, Biggleswade and Northampton for over 30 years!
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Our Client has an opening for a Purchasing Administration Assistant on a temporary basis.
* Answer routine telephone calls; direct calls and take messages
* Placement of special order requirements for internals sales teams
* Track orders and ensure timely delivery
* Update internal databases with order details (dates, suppliers, quantities)
* Maintain updated records of invoices and costs
* Follow up with suppliers, as needed, to confirm or change orders
* Liaise with warehouse staff to ensure all products arrive in good condition and are available for sale in a timely manner
* Management of short delivered products
* Quick response to internal / external queries and requests
* Create and distribute monthly reports as defined by the supply planning manager
* Support with monthly procurement tasks
Specific Job Related Skills/Qualifications
* You will have analytical and problem solving skills, an eye for detail, good self-organisation, and not be afraid to make a decision, based on knowledge
* Skilled communicator - needs to be able to liaise effectively and build a strong rapport with a wide range of people from senior management to warehouse staff
* Excellent time management
* Ability to work in pressurised and fast paced environments
* High attention to detail and accuracy is essential
* Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing circumstances and procedures quickly
* Good working knowledge of Excel
Pay rate: £10.10 per hour
Hours: 08.30AM - 05.30PM with an unpaid hour for lunch.
Please note that at times due to the volume of applications we may not be able to respond to each person individually. If you do not hear from us within 7 days we're sorry you have not been successful this time. Please do not let this stop you applying for other positions you may be suitable for. Good Luck!
1st Choice Staff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and acts as both an Employment Agency & Business.
Registered Office: 8 St Loyes Street Bedford MK40 1EP
Co Registration No: 07972006
VAT Registration No: 476186512
Bedford (Head Office) - Tel: 01234 210025 Milton Keynes - Tel: 01908 695599 Biggleswade - Tel: 01767 316767 Huntingdon - Tel: 01480 459141 Northampton - Tel: 01604 212169