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Purchasing Assistant

£20 - £23K pa
07.30am to 4.30pm Mon – Thurs 07.30am to 12noon Friday.
Our Client based in Wakefield area is seeking an experienced full time Purchasing Assistant.

Permanent £20 - £23K pa 07.30am to 4.30pm Mon – Thurs 07.30am to 12noon Friday.

Reporting directly to the Purchasing Manager, the role will involve building relationships with new and existing suppliers, ensuring best value is achieved and MRP requirements met.

Purchasing - Role Requirements:
•Experience of MRP systems is essential for this role. (Material requirements planning (MRP) is a production planning, scheduling, and inventory control system used to manage manufacturing processes).
•Experience of working within the motor vehicle trade and a production environment is desirable for this role.
•The successful applicant will be a team player, flexible, well organised and have exceptional communication skills.
•This role will also involve working closely with internal customers such as production, sales and warranty departments and ensuring that their requirements are prioritised and dealt with in a timely efficient manner

Purchasing Assistant - Key Skills:
•Providing support to Purchasing Manager
•Collating and analysing statistical data
•Delivering cost savings through negotiation with suppliers
•Reconciling invoices and credit notes
•Managing and reporting of quality issues
•Identifying and evaluating supply chain risk
•Identifying continuous improvement opportunities in product and process
•Liaising with suppliers to ensure on time, in full deliveries
•Timely implementation of purchase orders
•Fully supporting production staff to achieve production targets

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