Purchasing Assistant

  • Job Reference: 1257
  • Date Posted: 10 January 2020
  • Recruiter: Supply Chain People Ltd
  • Location: Northamptonshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension + holiday purchase scheme
  • Sector: FMCG
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

£20k-25k Northampton based Award-Winning Consumer Products

This is an award-winning international brand leader who are experiencing rapid growth as demand for their products increases. They have more than doubled in turnover year on year reaching £11m in 2019 and are predicting doubling again in 2020. They have a multi-channel operation selling into retail markets worldwide.

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager and working closely with the Demand Planner and Inbound Warehouse Team. You'll be responsible for creating purchase orders and tracking their progress, preparing documents for domestic and international suppliers, which can be FOB and FOB direct to international customers; to meet forecasted demand and safety stock requirements. You'll be excellent at maintaining reports and will create the shipping schedule handing over to the inventory team once goods are in transit

You'll be from a fast-moving operation with experience in purchasing environment. You'll be able to work well with others and be good at using your own initiative. You'll be well organised with good attention to detail; and you'll be numeric with a good understanding of critical paths and lead times. Experience of Microsoft Dynamics (NAV) would be an advantage. It goes without saying that you're excel skills will be good.

This is an exciting business, where there is always a good news story. They were reported in the Times 100 Fastest Growing businesses this year and their owner won Director of the Year this year too!

If you are looking for a role where you can make a difference, this will be a challenging and rewarding role - and no two days will be the same. Apply NOW!

Salary is £20k - 25k 20 days holiday rising by 1 per year and pension.

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