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Purchasing Assistant

Ref #: 1182
Location: Harrogate Harrogate North Yorkshire HG1 1EQ
Salary: £18,000 £
Type: Permanent
Purchasing Assistant HQ Personnel

An opportunity has arisen to join one of our clients in the Harrogate area as a Purchasing Assistant. The purpose of this role is to assist in the purchasing process and stock control systems, ensuring effective communications across the company.

Main Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in maintaining accurate stock control information
  • Liaise with departments on delivery and product information
  • Assist in negotiating best prices and deals
  • Source new products and suppliers
  • Raise purchase orders
  • Check carrier invoices for most efficient costings
  • Assist in marketing projects
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Respond to and resolve any operational issues
  • Reports analysis and maintain accurate records
  • Duties to achieve and maintain ISO 9000 accreditation
  • Use of Microsoft packages and Sage 200

Person Specification:

  • Proven experience in administration or purchasing environment
  • Minimum GCSE qualifications
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Organised

This role is Monday – Friday working full time hours. In return for this our client is offering a salary of £18,000.

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