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Purchasing Assistant

Location: Exeter, Devon Industry: Procurement
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum Contact: Sarah Lane
Posted: about 2 years ago Contact Email: slane@meridianbs.co.uk

The Company:

If you have previous experience of working as a Purchasing Assistant or Junior Buyer, but are looking to join a fast paced environment that source and procure products globally, then we have a superb opportunity in Exeter available for you. Supporting the Purchasing Manager and Senior Buyer, you will develop strong relationships with your suppliers whilst dealing efficiently with the paperwork and computerised ordering of raw materials and components. A great opportunity to work in an attractive engineering industry, offering future potential career opportunities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Placing purchase orders for both finished, raw materials/components and services.
  • Progressing and expediting of purchase orders with suppliers.
  • Reviewing stock levels to ensure economic stocking of parts.
  • Purchase order and supplier contract maintenance
  • Support new product introduction

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous experience of Purchasing systems and Supply chain desirable
  • Procurement or Supply chain qualifications such as CIPS advantageous
  • Candidate should be focused, self-motivated, able to follow instructions and tenacious
  • Role requires level of flexibility, strong analytical skills
  • Candidate must have Microsoft Excel and Word Experience

Associated Benefits:

  • Free parking
  • Additional holiday for Christmas shutdown
  • Pension

Working Hours: Mon-Thurs 8.30-5.00 / Fri 8.30-3.30

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Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

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