3/1/2018 11:39:43 AM
HR GO Recruitment
HR GO Recruitment

Engineering Purchasing Assistant

Essex - Colchester
£20000 - £23000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP

Engineering Purchasing Assistant

Located in Colchester with Free On-site Parking

Easy access from the A12

£20,000 - £23,000 pa

A Procurement / Purchasing Assistant is required by established, international engineering manufacturing company. As a key member of the Purchasing Team, the Procurement Assistant will be expected to actively co-ordinate and support the Purchasing function.

Main Tasks:

Responsible for all daily procurement support activities within the purchasing Team.

* Contact with suppliers for

* Pricing and delivery date acknowledgements

* RFQs

* Expediting and follow though

* Daily communication and updates to internal customers e.g. Production and Service Departments

* Maintain and update records/paperwork to ensure accurate files. In accordance with company CRM Systems

* Accurately process all documentation and correspondence in a timely manner

* Pro-actively provide day-to-day administrative support to both the operational and strategic purchasing team.

* Represent the department in a professional manner to clients, suppliers and internal colleagues

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

* To have an interest/aptitude for mechanical or electrical engineering.

* The ability to work within a team but also independently.

* Strong Microsoft Excel skills, pivot table and VLook ups would be an advantage.

* Computer literate.

* SAP would be an advantage.

* Tenacious, Resilient.

* The ability to multitask and work within a very demanding and varied role.

* An adaptable approach to work is vital with the ability to use initiative.

* The ability to confidently store and communicate a vast amount of information.

* Good communication skills, with the ability to converse at all levels.

* Highly organised with the ability to multi-task and prioritise workload.

* Customer focused with a willingness to accept responsibility and a calm tempered approach.

* Can do attitude, Flexible, Good attention to detail, Good team player.

* Can anticipate issues before they arise and deal with them.

Education and Experience:

* GSCE A-C or equivalent.

* Degree or equivalent - is desirable but not essential.

* Previous procurement experience (within a manufacturing environment would be an advantage).

* SAP would be an advantage.

Location: Colchester, Essex.

Salary Range: £20,000 - £23,000 pa.

Hours: Monday-Thursday: 8:00am - 4:30pm & Friday: 8:00am - 3:30pm - 39 hours.

Please bear in mind that you may not hear from us straight away. Due to the high level of applications we receive every day, we can only respond to applicants whose skills and qualifications are suitable for this position.
Job Reference:237980/003


Kelvin Buick

Recruitment Consultant

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