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Purchasing Assistant | Proftech

Purchasing Assistant

  Lichfield, Staffordshire

Reference #: 894182_1568622130
Location: Lichfield, Staffordshire
Salary: £18000 - £21000
Sector: Procurement
Type: Contract
Posted On: 16/09/2019

We are proud to be recruiting for a Purchasing Admininstration Asiistant

Our client iare speciailists within the automotive cleaning goods indutry are based in the Sataffordshire

They have always had a reputation for being at the forefront of innovation in their field and are currently looking to recruit a Purchasing Administration Assistant.

The role is based at the Head Office site but will involve some travel to their main distribution site in Norton Canes.

The successful Administrator's responsibilities will include:

  • Support the buyers with day to day purchasing administration tasks
  • Investigate and resolve delivery and invoicing discrepancies
  • Raise purchase orders and ensure suppliers can meet delivery requirements
  • Support with project work

Within this varied and interesting role you will liaise externally with suppliers and customers as well as interacting with all internal departments. You will be joining a well established and committed team who pride themselves on the excellent relationships they have built internally and externally.

About you:

You will be used to managing and organising a busy work load; will be a skilled and confident relationship builder with excellent verbal and written communication skills and will be proficient with MS Office applications.

If you have experience in a similar administrative environment and will enjoy being part of a small and supportive team within a growing international company then we'd love to hear from you.

What can we offer you?

  • Starting salary of £18,000 - £21,000 depending on experience
  • A varied and interesting role with a stable market leader
  • Great working environment; welcoming, collaborative and supportive
  • Companywide training programme to develop key skills
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Non-contributory private health care and travel insurance
  • Non-contributory critical illness cover
  • Generous contributory pension scheme
  • Life insurance at three times salary
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Staff purchase scheme

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