Our client, a Kingswinford based business, require an experienced Purchasing Assistant/Administrator for a 6 Month contract. It is essential you have your own transport and relevant experience in a similar role.
Reporting to the Purchasing Manager the main responsibilities and activities are: travelling to two local packing warehouse(s) to inspect and pack goods, all items to be identified, inspected, checked against Purchase Orders, weighed, photographed, dimensions taken and information to be entered into the company database, all items to be marked or labelled prior to packing in shipping cases and information recorded in database, responsible for issuing packing requests and liaising with warehouse as to progress and ensuring timely completion to meet shipping deadlines, witness container loading at warehouse, record container and seal numbers, photograph loads as proof that goods despatched undamaged, prepare packing lists and invoices to comply with shipping requirements, prepare items and documents required for shipments to be sent by Courier, providing reports to Employer and Contracts Engineers on progress of orders on contracts, progressing of purchase orders for Main Contracts and Spares, receiving acknowledgements and advice notes, and input data onto Company’s computer system and software.
Secondary Duties include: Preparation of purchase orders (POs) on Company’s computer system, filing of POs, acknowledgements and advice notes, scanning & or photocopying as necessary, preparation of output reports and graphs for Financial Director using Excel and preparation of letters, enquiries etc. using Microsoft Word. The working hours are; Monday - Thursday 8.00am- 4.30pm and Friday 8.00am - 1.00pm 37 hours per week. The role is an immediate start. £9.50 per hour.