Purchasing Assistant

Posted 14/11/2023 by Edwards & Pearce

Remote job
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£26,000/annum Plus Benefits
Purchasing Assistant

Salary: Up to £26,000

Benefits: 25 days holiday plus banks, 3x life assurance, onsite parking, competitive healthcare plan.

Location: Sheffield

An expanding, forward-thinking client of ours are looking to expand their purchasing team due to the recent and continuing growth the company has experienced. They're looking to add an innovation focused individual to their team, to maintain and progress their fantastic reputation in the market.

This is an incredible chance to further your purchasing career with a supportive and engaging team alongside you. Key duties included in this role are:

Raise and amend purchase orders utilising MRP and Excel software.
Assist the Purchasing Manager to seek out and introduce cost saving initiatives.
Liaise with suppliers to quickly and effectively resolve issues regarding pricing, quality and delivery.
Update packaging pricing, whilst liaising with suppliers to challenge cost and benchmark prices.
Initiate lasting relationships with suppliers both new and existing.

The company are looking to add an individual with an eye for detail and strong analytical skills. Alongside this, communication is key within this role and includes a fast paced work environment. Experience with manufacturing systems and MS Office is required.

Edwards & Pearce acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Edwards & Pearce is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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