Purchasing Associate

Purchasing Associate

Full-Time, Permanent

Bedford

Our Bedford based client are global leaders in braking solutions.
They are seeking a Purchasing Associate to provide administrative support to the purchasing department by assisting with the procurement of goods, materials and consumable items, maintaining sound relationships with vendors and actively interfacing with various suppliers and internal departments to ensure timely delivery of materials to the facility in order to ensure superior customer satisfaction.

Salary: Up to £24,000 pa

Duties:

  • Enter purchase requisitions onto the SAP computer system.
  • Generate purchase requirements from MRP.
  • Print and place purchase orders by post or e-mail.
  • Receive acknowledgments for POs and update the system if necessary.
  • Expedite late deliveries and maintain revised delivery dates in the system.
  • Prepare and type correspondence, debit notes etc.
  • Receive advice notes and prepare input for goods receiving via computer.
  • Assist with the upkeep of stationery material.
  • Integrate and assist the purchasing team with everyday duties.
  • To cross check all purchase orders with acknowledgements.
  • Assist the Operations department and cover in their absence.
  • Maintain ISO9001 certification.

Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Experience of working within a similar administrative or office-based role
  • Good general IT skills
  • Good time management skills with the ability to work within a busy, fast paced environment

Please note that at times due to the volume of applications we may not be able to respond to each person individually. If you do not hear from us within 7 days we're sorry you have not been successful this time. Please do not let this stop you applying for other positions you may be suitable for. Good Luck!

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1st Choice Staff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and acts as both an Employment Agency & Business

Please note that at times due to the volume of applications we may not be able to respond to each person individually. If you do not hear from us within 7 days were sorry you have not been successful this time. Please do not let this stop you applying for other positions you may be suitable for. Good Luck!

1st Choice Staff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and acts as both an Employment Agency & Business.

Posted
05/01/2022
Location
Bedford, England, UK