Junior Purchasing Assistant
Monday - Friday
£18,000 - £22,000 pa
Do you have an interest in Nutrition or Health, or would like to learn more about this industry?
This role is joining a growing manufacturing company within the Food / Pharm industry, and would suit a candidate with previous experience or Buying or Purchasing, ideally of raw components, who is eager to learn about the industry, new products and ingredients
The role of Purchasing Assistant / Buying Assistant includes:-
Talking to your suppliers and negotiating prices
Stock control of approx 400 raw ingredients
Updating databases with accurate stock checks
Working closely with the manufacturing teams to ensure ingredient availability for production
The successful Purchasing Assistant / Buying Assistant will:-
Have the ability to build relationships with suppliers, so they understand your exact requirements and can offer alternatives if necessary
Be friendly and organised, with excellent written and spoken English
Be happy about asking your suppliers for advise, as this will be a major part of the role
The role includes talking to suppliers, updating systems, stock control, price negotiations etc, and ensuring you ask the right questions and negotiate the best possible prices
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