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Buying / Purchasing / Procurement Assistant (Manufacturing)

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Title:
Buying / Purchasing / Procurement Assistant (Manufacturing)
Reference:
NR/MS/AC_1658333327
Industry:
Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
Location:
Kent
Region:
Dartford
Salary:
Competitive + Benefits
Benefits:
Start:
ASAP
Hours:
Employment type:
Permanent

Contact details

Name:

Nicola Roberts

Job Details

Updated: Wed, Jul 20, 2022 4:08 PM

Assistant Buyer / Purchasing & Procurement Assistant (Manufacturing)
Dartford
Monday – Friday, Full-time in office

If you would like to work for an established business who are forward thinking and invest in on-going R&D, we have a great opportunity for an experienced Assistant Buyer who wants to have a significant impact on a leading company.

As well as a competitive salary the company offer good benefits and lots of stability.

The purpose of this role is to support in the sourcing of products and commodities in line with the business needs in order to meet customer expectations

Duties
*Ensure purchase orders and requisitions are placed on a timely basis in relation to confirmed customer orders
*Place orders for materials to replenish stock levels as and when required
*Collaborating with peers in purchasing team to support with the procurement needs for the business.
*Support the team by maintaining and monitoring KPI’s to optimise supply chain performance
*Identifying opportunities for cost saving initiatives and liaising with relevant stakeholders to achieve them
*Engaging with suppliers to establish effective working relationships and increase efficiencies within the supply chain
*Contacting suppliers and hauliers to establish estimated arrival times to ensure on time delivery, in full
*Supporting Purchasing Manager with related procurement projects
*Liaising with Production and Production planning on material availability and deliveries
*Ordering ad-hoc items for various business functions as and when required
*Working collaboratively with the Stores department to support the planning of stock movement and storage as well as establishing the need for replenishment of parts
*Gather and analyse spend and supplier data, providing relevant information to support business initiatives and improvements
*Manage product data using the relevant database functions
*Carrying out various administrative tasks that support the purchasing function; entering vendor information, invoices, pricing into internal systems.

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