Manufacturing Operations

Purchasing Assistant

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Purchasing Assistant


Competitive Salary

Based in Worcestershire my client is a world class fabrication business.

Following continued growth the team are now looking to recruit a Purchasing Assistant. Reporting to the Lead Buyer you will undertake purchasing and forecasting for direct and indirect materials, manage inventory flow utilising an ERP system and you will also be involved in managing supplier performance. You must have experience in a similar role and have used SAGE or a similar ERP system. Your ability to grow and develop within a growing organisation is as important as your experience.


Undertake purchasing and forecasting activities for direct and indirect materials in line with production requirements

Actively manage inventory levels to support customer demand, whilst minimising excess inventory in order to manage cashflow

Process orders for direct and indirect materials

Identify best source suppliers, negotiating best market pricing

Ensure supplier performance and OTD is achieved

Skills/ Experience:

Experience in a similar role
Strong Team player
Able to develop and contribute within a growing organisation
Self-starting and organised with strong communication skills
Purchasing experience is essential

If you require any further information please contact Lucy Dowie on (phone number removed)

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