Purchasing Assistant

Supply Chain & Logistics
Up to £25,000

Purchasing Assistant, Hull, Up to £25,000 + potential funding for CIPS, full time, 25 days holiday.


Arlington Moore are working exclusively for our client based in Hull who are looking to appoint a Purchasing Assistant or Assistant Buyer for this newly formed role.


Our client has fantastic growth plans along with strong vision, focus and commitment to excellent customer service.  This company prides itself in their investment into developing a positive company culture as well as the personal development of team members.


Ideally, we are looking for an individual who has some experience of purchasing or purchase ledger and who is looking to develop their role.  The role is providing a truly exciting opportunity with potential funded training to become a qualified Purchaser.


Reporting to the Purchasing Manager the Purchasing Assistant will be responsible for;


Assisting in the procurement of materials as well as supporting the strategic goals of the Procurement Team and delivering against personal KPI objectives
Raising purchase orders
Monitoring Capex
Expediting orders to ensure on time delivery
Assisting in the speedy resolution of Invoice queries
Managing prospect supplier log to ensure potential suppliers could offer innovation and a competitive advantage
Remaining aware of alternative vendors, materials and services to support cost saving activity
Providing periodic reporting to monitor supplier activity and turnover
Attending internal/ external supply chain meetings


You should have the following experience


Good IT skills
Experience of supply chain either purchasing or purchase ledger
Good analytical skills


You may already be working as a Buyer, Purchaser, Purchasing Assistant or Buying Assistant and are looking for a company that can offer personal growth or you may be working as a Purchase ledger Clerk or Purchase Ledger Assistant looking to move into purchasing either way we would love to hear from you.


Early application is advised as we will be shortlisting very soon.


Please note that we will try to respond to you, however if you have not heard from us within 14 days then you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.  All applications are treated confidentially and on no occasion will we pass your CV on to a third party without speaking with you.





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