Purchasing Assistant

  • Location:

    Harrogate, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Office Services

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  • Salary:

    £18000 - £19000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sally Henderson

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Purchasing Assistant
Location: Harrogate
Salary: Circa £18,000-£19,000 DOE

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Purchasing Assistant to work for our client a National company supplying a vast range of products to the healthcare industry based in the outskirts of Harrogate.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

* Assist the Purchasing Manager in negotiating best prices and deals for supply of products or services
* Follow up product/service requests from other departments
* Raise purchase orders
* Liaise with suppliers ensuring any operational or service issues (regarding products or suppliers) are resolved in a timely manner
* Supplier relationship management
* Liaise with suppliers and manufacturers to ensure deliveries are on time and cost
* Assist in maintaining accurate stock control information
* Expedite and challenge any overdue purchase orders
* Duties to achieve and maintain ISO 9001 accreditation
* The successful candidate will have excellent administration and IT skills, with the ability to present themselves in a confident manner. You will enjoy working to deadlines and can work on your own initiative as well as in a team. Although experience in a purchasing department would be advantageous, we are looking for someone who is keen to start a career in purchasing and a willingness to learn

Key Skills:

* Administration: 1 year (Preferred)
* Purchasing: 1 year (Preferred)
* A-Level or equivalent (Preferred)
* Harrogate, North Yorkshire (Preferred)

For more information please contact Sally Henderson at the Search Consultancy in Leeds on 0113 308 8064 or email sally.henderson@search.co.uk

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