JOB TITLE: Purchasing Assistant


Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Accrington
Job Reference : 13105JB Job Category : Purchasing and Procurement
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 24/05/2017
 
Salary & Benefits : £10 - £12 per hour
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Job Title: Purchasing Assistant Location: Accrington, Lancashire Salary: £10-£12 per hour (£20,800 - £24,960 equivalent) The Role: Bluefire Consulting are looking to recruit a knowledgeable Purchasing Assistant to join a UK market leading furniture and giftware wholesaler. Working out of their head office based in Accrington you be assisting within the purchasing team.


Job Description


Job Title: Purchasing Assistant
Location: Accrington, Lancashire
Salary: £10-£12 per hour (£20,800 - £24,960 equivalent)


The Role:

Bluefire Consulting are looking to recruit a knowledgeable Purchasing Assistant to join a UK market leading furniture and giftware wholesaler. Working out of their head office based in Accrington, you will be assisting the procurement team in the following:
*Providing assistance to the procurement department, sourcing products at the best price as instructed
*Negotiating with various suppliers to secure the best deals
*Checking prices of products and ensuring the invoices are correct
*Processing invoices onto Sage 200
*Ensuring stock levels of products are sufficient
*Checking that imported products meet CE Directives
*Adhoc support to the procurement department


The Candidate:

The successful Purchasing Assistant will have a background in procurement ideally within the retail sector. Knowledge of CE Directives would be advantageous but full training will be provided. You must be proficient in the use of Microsoft packages and be a team player. The ideal Purchasing Assistant will be able to demonstrate strong attention to detail and possess excellent communication skills.

The Company:

A well-established trade only supplier of luxury furniture pieces boasting a range of over 14000 product lines sourced from every corner of the globe. From traditional to contemporary pieces they pride themselves on the high quality and versatility they are able to offer their clientele. They are a regular feature at some of the most renowned innovative trade shows worldwide and this opportunity will be enriched with opportunity to work at some of these reputable industry events.

They provide support and full bespoke training for their employees throughout your career.

Job Reference: 13105JB



Job Keywords

Purchasing; buyer; supply chain; procurement; retail; wholesaler; distribution; accrington; manchester



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Purchasing and Procurement recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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