Purchasing Assistant
  DOE
  Aylesford, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent
  permanent,full-time


Purchasing Assistant

Mid Kent

£competitive

Mon - Fri (Hybrid working)



Our client, an extremely successful company based in near Maidstone are looking for a Purchasing Assistant to join them on a full time and permanent basis.

This position sits within a specialist Purchasing function, so any exposure to supply chain or manufacturing previously would be a huge advantage!

The ideal candidate will be highly customer focussed and organised, with the ability to juggle multiple priorities and differing timescales.

Duties for this position include:

* Purchasing required materials as highlighted on MRP
* Expediting orders and updating the system accordingly for other departments
* Demand planning of raw materials
* Actively sourcing new suppliers and best deals
* Liaising with Freight Forwarders tracking the delivery and progression of raw materials
* Assist Purchasing Team projects to drive cost savings
* Issuing raw material prices to the accounts team for individual costings
* Monthly price vile coordination
* Order creation and sending to key suppliers
* Running various reports
* Data cleansing
* Any other ad-hoc, administration or project-based duties as required

The successful candidate will have/be:

* Strong, solid administration experience preferably within Purchasing or Procurement
* FMCG experience required
* A meticulous attention to detail
* A natural problem solver
* Innovative, commercially aware and process driven
* An intermediate - advanced Excel user
* Numerate, literate
* A good academic record - NVQ, degree in Purchasing/ Procurement desired
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Looking for a long term, stable opportunity that offers and welcomes progression

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a sought-after employer locally, with great benefits within a team where you will have the opportunity to make a real impact!

** Hybrid working is also available!! **

This role is being handled by Nicole Hill, Business Support Consultant for Pearson Whiffin Recruitment

Not quite the right role but still looking?



Whether you are entry or Executive level, our team of experienced Recruitment specialists can help you with your career. We are Kent's leading independent consultancy and pride ourselves on delivering an exceptional service to both candidates and clients.



Find us on Facebook @PearsonWhiffinRecruitment and Instagram @PearsonWhiffinRecruitment.



By working with us, you will be helping support charities across Kent; we have raised over £50,000 so far!


Advertiser: Agency

Reference: BSNH/PA

Posted on: 2022-11-16 11:25:27

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Purchasing Assistant
  DOE
  Aylesford, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent
  permanent,full-time


Purchasing Assistant

Mid Kent

£competitive

Mon - Fri (Hybrid working)



Our client, an extremely successful company based in near Maidstone are looking for a Purchasing Assistant to join them on a full time and permanent basis.

This position sits within a specialist Purchasing function, so any exposure to supply chain or manufacturing previously would be a huge advantage!

The ideal candidate will be highly customer focussed and organised, with the ability to juggle multiple priorities and differing timescales.

Duties for this position include:

* Purchasing required materials as highlighted on MRP
* Expediting orders and updating the system accordingly for other departments
* Demand planning of raw materials
* Actively sourcing new suppliers and best deals
* Liaising with Freight Forwarders tracking the delivery and progression of raw materials
* Assist Purchasing Team projects to drive cost savings
* Issuing raw material prices to the accounts team for individual costings
* Monthly price vile coordination
* Order creation and sending to key suppliers
* Running various reports
* Data cleansing
* Any other ad-hoc, administration or project-based duties as required

The successful candidate will have/be:

* Strong, solid administration experience preferably within Purchasing or Procurement
* FMCG experience required
* A meticulous attention to detail
* A natural problem solver
* Innovative, commercially aware and process driven
* An intermediate - advanced Excel user
* Numerate, literate
* A good academic record - NVQ, degree in Purchasing/ Procurement desired
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Looking for a long term, stable opportunity that offers and welcomes progression

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a sought-after employer locally, with great benefits within a team where you will have the opportunity to make a real impact!

** Hybrid working is also available!! **

This role is being handled by Nicole Hill, Business Support Consultant for Pearson Whiffin Recruitment

Not quite the right role but still looking?



Whether you are entry or Executive level, our team of experienced Recruitment specialists can help you with your career. We are Kent's leading independent consultancy and pride ourselves on delivering an exceptional service to both candidates and clients.



Find us on Facebook @PearsonWhiffinRecruitment and Instagram @PearsonWhiffinRecruitment.



By working with us, you will be helping support charities across Kent; we have raised over £50,000 so far!


Advertiser: Agency

Reference: BSNH/PA

Posted on: 2022-11-16 11:25:27

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