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Purchasing Assistant

Listing ID: 701790

Purchasing Assistant

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Tagged Resources
Location: Greater Manchester, North West, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 2 to 5 years
Reference Number: TGN1973
Salary: Up to £25K DOE
Twitter Handle: @taggedresources
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 3 days 18 hours
About: We are industry specialists working with Retail and Wholesale Suppliers. As a team we have 25 years of recruitment and industry experience, working with Retail and Wholesale Suppliers and have always believed that best practice means keeping it simple. We are passionate about what we do and work very hard, taking the time to build strong relationships, understanding your business and personal requirements. To this end we have key goals and values that run through everything we do.

The Company:

A fantastic opportunity for a Purchasing Assistant to join a company who supply homeware and gifts to online retailers. The company are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking and self-motivated person. You will source from the Far East and import goods into the UK using the critical path to ensure deliveries are on time. This company offers to put their employees through CIPS.
 
Hours of work are 8:30 - 5.00 pm Monday – Friday
 
The Role:

  • You will report to the Purchasing Manager.
  • Source home ware/furniture and gifts from the Far East.
  • Import goods into the UK using the critical path to ensure deliveries are on time.
  • Establish, maintain and develop strong supplier relationships.
  • Negotiate cost prices and minimum order quantities.
  • Raise purchase orders and manage the critical path.
  • Build and develop product ranges.
  • Undertake comparative shops and present the results back to stakeholders in the business.
  • Analyse inspections reports ensuring mass production meets the required standard.
  • Managing container capacity by consolidating supplier orders.
  • Supporting the purchasing team with administrative duties.

 
Skills Required:

  • MUST have 2-3 years experience within a similar role.
  • MUST have strong Excel, Sage and Word skills.
  • Ideally have knowledge of CE Directives.
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills.
  • Team Player.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Work on your own initiative.

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