Purchasing Assistant

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Edwards & Pearce are working with a leading independent business. They are looking to recruit an experienced Purchasing Assistant to support their Purchasing Manager. This is an exciting role and comes with some fantastic benefits.


As Purchasing Assistant your duties will include but not be limited to:
*Placing daily purchase orders to meet demand
*Expedite orders with suppliers to ensure on time delivery
*Monitor stock levels and alert Purchasing Manager of any shortages.
*Ensure the system is kept up to date with deliveries and orders
*Gather quotes and prices with suppliers for bespoke and special items
*Keep records up to date to ensure trends can be analysed
*Work closely with all internal departments to with regards to the administrative aspects of purchasing
*Adhoc duties as and when required


The successful Purchasing Assistant should have the following attributes:
*Have a minimum 2 years purchasing experience
*Be meticulous, organised with a strong attention to detail.
*Be confident when contacting suppliers and transport companies
*Commercial awareness with good analytical skills
*Ability to work under pressure
*Proficient in the use of Excel and other MS applications


*Working hours Monday - Thursday 7.45am-4.15pm and Friday 7.45am -3.15pm
*Christmas break, birthday and Bank Holidays off.
*Free on site parking

*Edwards & Pearce is a professional recruitment consultancy with 11 specialist divisions managed by experts in their own area of recruitment
*Established in 1998
*Employ approx 30 staff
*2 offices in Doncaster & Hull
*Edwards & Pearce operates according to a strict ethical code and aims to offer both candidates and clients the highest levels of professionalism and customer service.
*Edwards & Pearce has an enviable client base including plc's, blue chip organisations and SME's , global FMCG manufacturing, the public sector, charities and the Big 4 accountancy firms achieving preferred supplier status with many clients
*From the 2 offices based in Yorkshire, Edwards & Pearce successfully recruit for not only local, regional and national clients but has also undertaken and filled international assignments.
*It is the policy of Edwards & Pearce to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, colour, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law
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  • CV-113119
  • Permanent
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