Purchasing Administrator

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Job Title: Purchasing Assistant
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 Per annum
Hours: Monday to Friday - 9am to 5pm
Location: Worcester

Our client are a world leading manufacturer who are looking to recruit to their growing company.

Responsibilities include:
• Monitor stock levels and identify purchasing needs
• Research potential suppliers and manage existing suppliers
• Track orders and ensure timely delivery
• Update internal databases with order details (dates, vendors, quantities, discounts)
• Conduct market research to identify pricing trends
• Evaluate offers from vendors and negotiate better prices
• Prepare cost analyses
• Maintain updated records of invoices and contracts
• Follow up with suppliers, as needed, to confirm or change orders
• Liaise with warehouse staff to ensure all products arrive in good condition

• Work experience as a Purchasing Assistant, Purchasing Officer, or similar
• Good understanding of supply chain procedures
• Hands-on experience with purchasing software
• Advanced knowledge of MS Excel MRP /ERP Systems
• Knowledge of market research
• Solid organizational skills
• Freight Tracking and import management
• Industry experience preferable

Logistics & Supply Chain Workforce are responsible for placing thousands of dedicated professionals out to work across the Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area, and are likely to have an office right near you. Job categories include; Food Production, Food Processing, Warehouse, distribution and Planning. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help. 


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