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Purchasing Assistant

Our client is seeking an enthusiastic and proactive Purchasing Assistant to join their team based in South Oxfordshire.
If you are results driven with a proven track record of problem solving, we want to hear from you.

Description

Our client is seeking an enthusiastic and proactive Purchasing Assistant to join their team based in South Oxfordshire.  

If you are results driven with a proven track record of problem solving, we want to hear from you.

Purchasing Assistant Responsibilities:

n   Assisting the purchasing team in all purchasing activities

n   Placing purchase orders on company approved systems

n   Expediting open orders

n   Providing procurement helpdesk Administration

n   Providing administration and coordination of the Approved Suppliers List

n   Setting up new approved suppliers

n   Collating data and issuing of monthly reports and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

n   Supporting the Purchasing team with ad-hoc administration

n   Dealing with invoice queries

n   Getting quotations from suppliers

Purchasing Assistant Experience:

The ideal candidate will be/have:

  • CIPS qualified; or purchasing, procurement or purchasing administration experience
  • IT proficient with MS Office and able to share knowledge
  • Excellent numeracy, communication and organisational skills

You will have a keen eye for detail, be process-orientated and used to working in a fast-paced environment.

Purchasing Assistant Rewards:

Our client is an extremely supportive and friendly organisation who offer a benefits package which compromises of;

  • 24 days holiday + bank holidays (with the option to buy and sell days)
  • Private healthcare and insurance
  • Flexible start/finish times
  • Onsite canteen – breakfast and lunch
  • Free onsite car parking
  • Life assurance
  • Calendar of social events
  • Progression opportunities and training & development support

The Company:

Our client is a global data specialist. They offer a casual but supportive work environment.

Purchasing Assistant Location:

Our client is based in Wallingford. Working hours are 9am-5pm Monday-Friday, and they operate a hybrid working arrangement of 2 days at home per week (can include a Monday OR a Friday, plus one other that is not consecutive).

There is free onsite parking available.

Action

Please apply online.

Allen Associates is a leading recruitment company with offices in Oxfordshire and West London, recruiting for Marketing, Finance, Human Resources and PA/Administrative roles. Allen Associates operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on current vacancies please visit www.allen-associates.co.uk and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.

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