Purchasing Assistant
£18,000 - £20,000
Full time (9-5:30)

I'm Currently recruiting for a Purchasing Assistant to join a rapidly growing national company based in Harrogate. You will be assisting in the purchasing department ensuring effective communications across the company to maintain service standards. This is a great opportunity so anyone looking to start a successful career within Purchasing!

Duties and Responsibilities:
* Raise purchase orders using SAGE
* Sourcing new products and suppliers
* Manage and maintain the stock control function
* Assist in the purchasing and stock control processes such as negotiating prices
* Liaise with internal departments on deliveries and product information
* Checking carrier invoices for most effective costings
* Assist in marketing projects and liaise with marketing on product information
* Build and maintain relationships with new and existing suppliers
* Respond and resolve operational issues in a timely and professional manner
* Manage and maintain in house systems ensuring information is accurate
* General administrative duties

You will have:
* Experience of working in administrative environment
* An understanding of Microsoft Office programs
* Strong organisational and time management skills
* Excellent communication skills both written and verbally
* A professional telephone manner
* The ability to work under pressure and achieve strict deadlines

* Knowledge of SAGE 200
* Purchasing experience

The company offer opportunities of progression and development. To find out more or to apply please contact Emily Jacobs (interviews to held immediately)

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