Purchasing Assistant

Job reference - 314

Location - Andover, Hampshire

Salary - £27,000 - £30,000 + Bonus of up to £3,500pa + Free Parking

Working Hours - Mon - Fri (07:30 - 17:00)

Job type - Permanent

A fantastic opportunity has become available for a Purchasing Assistant to join a reputable business in Andover, Hampshire.

Key responsibilities for a Purchasing Assistant:

  • Following up enquiries with suppliers for large/special stock orders prior to order placement

  • Place orders with suppliers for stock & non-stock products

  • Follow up orders with suppliers for delivery dates

  • Notify Internal Account Managers & Operations Manager of updates to supplier deliveries

  • Monitor stock levels to maintain availability and cut out obsolete lines

  • Ensure goods coming in are to suitable quality standards

  • Entering new products on ERP system & updating team

  • Update ERP system with accurate cost prices & maintain GP levels across product lines

  • Make suggestions to Marketing of overstocks/end of line products for promotion to clear

Key skills required for a Purchasing Assistant:

  • Experience working in a Purchasing related role

  • Any knowledge of ERP system would be a huge advantage

  • Customer Service Skills

  • Computer Literate

  • Time/Task Management Skills

  • Communication Skills

  • Good phone skills

So if you are looking for a new opportunity as Purchasing Assistant within an organisation that looks after its staff then please apply now!


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