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Purchasing Assistant Hitchin
Supporting the Purchasing Manager of a busy manufacturing and service business you will provide all purchasing administration required to ensure optimal stock, for the supply of customer orders.
Role responsibilities :
- Planning, maintaining and reviewing the raising of purchase orders within our ERP (SAP) system.
- Working with Supply Chain Coordination, to monitor, report and control stock levels, whilst contributing to continuous improvement of processes and maximising stock turns.
- Managing, maintaining and improving the working relationships with relevant suppliers.
- Assisting the Purchasing Manager to identify potential areas for savings.
- Assisting in the maintenance and improvement of supplier terms and conditions, whilst ensuring that all suppliers adhere to these and to a supplier Code of Conduct.
Person Specification :
We are looking for candidates who have previous purchasing experience as well as:
- Previous experience of administration and working in a busy environment.
- Strong organisational skills.
- Great communication ability, as you will be required to liaise with both internal and external customers.
With the nature of the role, you will be a competent IT user. Experience of Excel and MRP systems would be beneficial
Hours of work 8.30am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday (37.5 hour week)
For more information call Stacey or Kristie on 01767 316767 - or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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