Purchasing Assistant

Location Antrim, County Antrim
Job type Contract
Salary £19500 - £20000 per annum
Published about 1 year ago
Start date asap
Contact Carla McCamley
Job reference BA 005454_1555664693

Job description

Our global client in the Antrim area are looking to recruit a Purchasing Assistant to join their team on a full time capacity for a 12 month contract.

The successful Purchasing Assistant will report to the Regional Sourcing Leader and they will provide day to day support to the sourcing Project Manager in NPD related tasks. The range of tasks will be very diverse and will involve but not limited to:

    • Placing and tracking status of Sourcing Requests
    • Liaise with suppliers on PO status and delivery and expedite as applicable
    • Coordinate deliveries with Import/Export
    • Track BOM cost throughout the project life cycle
    • Report out on material supply status and lead time analysis
    • Compare BPO pricing with supplier quotes to confirm accuracy
    • Issuing first order releases against Blanket Purchase Order (BPO) as applicable
    • When invoice issues arise investigate, document action plan, drive resolution and report status
    • Work with team members to monitor key deliverables
  • Take on special projects as required as this role is not limited to the above tasks, you will be expected to undertake duties within the department as necessary for the smooth running of the function.

    Essential Criteria

    • Previous experience sourcing electronic and mechanical components
    • Minimum of 5 GCSEs including English and Math
    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office
    • Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills
    • Team Player
    • Time Management skills
    • Be Results oriented

    Desirable Criteria

    • Third Level Qualification in a related subject
    • Strong Administration skills
    • Good problem solving ability


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