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Temporary Assistant Buyer/Administrator

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  • Sector:

    Office Recruitment Services, Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    £10 per hour

  • Contact:

    Paige O'Connell

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  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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I have a great opportunity for a Temporary Administrator/Assistant Buyer to work for a privately owned company. This position will be working across the two companies within the group and dealing with the procurement and administration departments. You will be working alongside two colleagues in the purchasing department and the role will include the following:

•Assisting in the control of the procurement function for Projects.
•Assisting the buying team in liaising with project manager and designers of each project to understand the scope of each project, and for then delivering project procurement within quality requirements, within project budget and within project timetable.
•Hands on control of material purchases.
•Responsible, as part of a team, for procuring company project materials.
•Responsible for management of hired equipment, ensuring equipment is hired, and for ultimately off hiring or extending the period of hire.
•Responsible for procuring consumables and general stocked materials.
•Responsible for procuring overhead spend for the group.
•Responsible for expediting purchase orders across the group ensuring receipt of order confirmations, and receipt of goods & services in line with order requirements.
•Responsible for raising purchase orders, sign off of related purchase invoices and resolution of any disputes with suppliers.

The ideal candidate will have good organisation and numeracy skills, be competent in the use of word, excel and outlook and be able to work well as part of a small team.

Minimum of 1 year experience of working within a purchasing department
Plant hire experience would be desirable but not essential

Additional Information:
Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm
Based in Mildenhall.
Hourly Rate: £10
Free parking on site
Possible Temp to Perm opportunity

If you are interested in being considered for this position send your CV to Paige today or contact the office for more information!