Purchasing Assistant c£20,000  

Type: Permanent
Location: Nottingham

Purchasing Assistant c£20,000

Great opportunity for confident and self-motivated team player to join small finance team and take on this newly created role supporting their Purchasing Co-ordinator.

As Purchasing Assistant, you will be responsible for dealing with all aspects of suppliers’ accounts particularly relating to the management of the purchase order process, sourcing alternative products, progress chasing, updating management and checking invoices.

In more detail duties will include:

  • Raising purchase orders, obtaining authorisation, and placing with suppliers
  • Supplier liaison re pricing, terms, quotes, queries, issues, delivery dates etc.
  • Expediting orders to ensure deliveries arrive on time and in full
  • Updating management regarding delays etc.
  • Setting up / updating suppliers, pricing, stock codes as applicable
  • Sourcing new suppliers as necessary
  • Stock control, improving systems and general admin

The successful Purchasing Assistant must be well organised, flexible, possess their own transport due to location and have previous purchasing / purchase ledger experience.

Sage and Excel experience is also required.

Additional key words: Purchasing, Procurement, Buyer, Buying, Purchase Ledger, Accounts Payable, Finance, Accounts, Progress Chasing, Order Management.

Naylor George is a recruitment agency working on behalf of a client. We aim to contact all suitable candidates within 2-3 days. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of response we receive we are unable to provide individual feedback to applications that haven’t reached the shortlist – we do however wish you all the best in your search for a new job.


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