Purchaser/Trainee Purchaser

We have a new role for a local manufacturing company for a Purchaser/Trainee Purchaser.

The purpose of the role is to control the progression of all necessary parts and components required to achieve current and future targets for the company to the agreed quality, cost and delivery targets. To use initiative,and judgement to resolve any issues regarding component availability and recommend counter measures when required. To look for cost down opportunities and use market knowledge to work with strategic sourcing on finding new suppliers.

We are open to hearing from anyone that has been a purchaser, has worked as support administration within a purchasing team, worked in supply chain administration or even someone who has worked in finance and understands the purchaser function and would like to learn.

We are looking for someone who has excellent attention to detail and someone who is a good communicator.

Typical day to day responsibilities will be
* Ensure all purchase orders are acknowledged in accordance with the purchasing process
* Proactively chase overdue orders
* Maintain stores ordering system ensuring all orders are proactively placed and delivered in lead time, notify relevant parties where any delays may occur
* Control, issue and order Newark plant stationary ensuring the appropriate quality, cost and delivery standards achieved

Minimum 5 GCSE’s or equivalent – Level C or above (Including Maths and English)
Computer literate to include; Microsoft Office Package, Good working knowledge of Excel
Knowledge and experience of using of Glovia or similar ERP/MRP system (beneficial but can be taught)

Working Monday to Friday 37hr paid week.

Salary depending on experience but expected starting salary for someone more junior is £20-£22k, more experience will be case by case considered
25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
Standard Life Pension

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