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Purchasing Assistant

  • Location:

    Woking, Surrey

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  • Salary:

    £24000 - £27000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sara Gomm

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Job Description

I have a new opprtunity for a Purchasing Assistant to join a friendly family run Manufaturing and Engineering company based in Woking. The ideal candidate will come from a purhcasing back ground or a strong administrative support role.

Daily duties will include -

  • Assist the Purchase Planner with the overall planning and organising of the purchase of materials and outside sub-contract work.
  • To be responsible for the products, planning and organising of the purchase of materials, free issue of materials and liaison with suppliers.
  • Enter information onto Winman computer system and facilitate the smooth running of the MRP system.
  • Create works orders and assist the Purchase Planner with requirements for material purchases.
  • Communicate, negotiate and build relationships with suppliers.
  • Provide administrative support and coordinate annual appraisal of supplier performance.
  • Expedite all purchase orders and log delivery information.
  • Read and understand engineers' drawings in order to produce BOMs (bill of materials).
  • Attend ad-hoc meetings on behalf of Purchase Planner as required.

Office hours are Mon - Thurs 8-5 and Friday 8-4, excellent salary and great benefits - please apply today, call Lisa on 01483 700 500.


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