Purchasing Assistant (Maternity cover)

Posted 16 March by Juice Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply

Do you possess experience or qualifications within supply chain management?

Have you got experience in import and export of sea, road and air freight?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity to work for an incredible international organisation based in south Bristol on a fixed term contract as a Purchasing Assistant.

Working within the procurement team you will work closely with their friendly team to support the procurement and shipping of materials used across the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Vital day to day activities involve liaison with international suppliers and freight forwarders
  • Accurate and timely upkeep of internal systems
  • Monitoring and reporting to ensure continuity of supply and achievement of key business targets
  • Assist with the development of best practice purchasing practices to suit business needs
  • Provide regular spend analysis and stock reports.

Skills Required

  • Qualifications in supply chain management, logistics or business studies or equivalent would be desirable.
  • Knowledge of customs clearance procedures and requirements
  • Experience in import and export of sea, road and air freight
  • Experience in stock control
  • Knowledge of customs clearance procedures and requirements
  • Commercial awareness
  • PC literate and confident
  • Ability to influence and negotiate, research, network and build relationships
  • Experience in working with ERP business systems (IFS)

This is an office based role with some travel required.

Hours: Monday - Friday, 37.5 hours per week on a 12 month fixed term contract.

If you are a natural problem solver, have a passion for numerical and analytical work and enjoy working as part of dynamic team please apply today to be considered.

Required skills

  • Logistics
  • Procurement
  • Supply Chain
  • buyer
  • stock control

Reference: 34345451

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