Purchasing Assistant

Posted 13 June by McCarthy Adams Recruitment
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Purchasing Assistant | Scunthorpe | Progressive career opportunity

Supporting the Purchasing Manager of this growing and award winning group of companies based in Scunthorpe. As the purchasing assistant you will be working as part of a team to deliver the commercial purchasing for all of the company's expenditure with suppliers. This position will ideally suit a purchasing professional looking to continue their career with in Purchasing and wanting to continue or start your CIPS qualifications.

Key Experience & Skills for the Purchasing / Buyer position:

  • A background in purchasing in a similar senior role
  • Strong negotiation skills, contract management experience and attention to detail
  • Experience of MRP & Purchase Management systems
  • Strong analytical, reporting & presentation skills
  • Energetic, ambitious self-starter, able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision and with a motivation to succeed
  • Prioritisation and time management skills
  • Ability to gain client trust through timely response and action
  • Development and delivery of the purchasing strategy
  • Continual review and improvements of processes, systems and reporting
  • Meeting department KPI's
  • Assist with and lead supplier negotiations
  • Communicating with internal stakeholders

Ideally this opportunity will suit someone on short notice. Please forward to your CV for immediate consideration.

Required skills

  • Buying
  • MRP
  • Purchasing

Reference: 38213525

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