Purchasing Assistant - Stratford upon Avon

Ref: 413 Date Posted: Wednesday 06 Jul 2022
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Purchasing Assistant

Stratford-Upon-Avon • Permanent • Full Time • Salary £22-26,000 per annum

Due to expansion we are recruiting for a Purchasing Assistant for an industry leader in designing, creating, and delivering bespoke shop fitting and office interiors.

The ideal candidate for the Purchasing Assistant’s role will have experience in the Shopfitting or Construction industry.

The Purchasing Assistant will be responsible for helping with order processing, effective communication internally and externally, organising transport (delivery and collections), control of stock usage and transferring of costs to projects.

The Purchasing Assistant day to day duties are as follows:

  • To assist the Buyer with all purchasing requirements for the Projects and Joinery workshops.
  • Liaising with internal colleagues and external customers/suppliers.
  • Raising purchase orders and scheduling of deliveries and collections.
  • Raising purchase orders for materials/third party sub-contractors.
  • Organising transport and appropriate documentation.
  • Stock ordering and monitoring of usage.

The Successful Purchasing Assistant must have the following skills/experience:

  • I.T. proficient (All Microsoft Programmes).
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • Able to time manage, work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of construction industry or shopfitting would be desirable 
  • GCSE educated or equivalent.
  • Driver’s licence with no convictions..

What’s on offer for the successful Purchasing Assistant

  • Salary £22-26,000 per annum
  • Hours Mon-Friday 08.30-17.30 with a 1-hour lunch break
  • Free Parking

Arden Personnel is a local independent recruitment agency based in Alcester, Warwickshire. We recruit for companies based in Alcester, Evesham, Bidford-on-Avon, Stratford-upon-Avon, Henley-in-Arden, Leamington Spa, Redditch, Bromsgrove, and Studley.

We recruit in the following sectors:Administration, PA/Executive Assistants, Secretarial, Reception, Marketing, IT, HR, Finance, Customer Services, Purchasing, and Supply Chain.

We want your experience with using a recruitment agency to be a good one and will always endeavor to get back to all applicants.

You can also contact us on 01789 532220.

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