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Purchasing Assistant - Maternity Cover

Venatu are delighted to be working with a well-established manufacturing business that has continued to flourish even in these uncertain times. Due to company growth they are looking for an experienced candidate to join their team within the purchasing department.

  • Location: Doncaster
  • Salary: £21,000-£23,000
  • Contract Type: Contract
  • Closing: 12 February 2021
  • Ref: 907584


  • A competitive salary of up to £23,000 pa
  • 23 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays
  • Finish half day on a Friday
  • Free parking
  • Ongoing training and development.

Key Responsibilities

  • On a day to day basis you will work closely with suppliers, sales, production, and other departments to ensure an efficient and timely supply of materials and products
  • As a strong communicator you will be proactive in advising all departments on a timely basis of any issues that may cause delays regarding agreed delivery dates
  • You will work with suppliers to obtain prices, specifications and samples as always required while ensuring in a high standard of customer service
  • You will be responsible for the stock for specific areas of the business
  • As someone who is confident in using Microsoft Excel you will generate purchasing related reports and be confident in analysing the data
  • You will be confident in liaising with the quality department regarding raw material concessions
  • As a team player you will be comfortable in handling any other purchasing related and administration duties as required.

Candidate Expectations

  • To be considered for this role you need to have the ability to work on your own initiative with a flexible attitude
  • You will be confident in using the Microsoft Office package including Outlook and Excel
  • This is a busy department so to succeed you will be self-motivated and work well under pressure. Spinning plates and prioritising your workload is essential
  • Excellent communication skills, problem solving abilities and working as a team is a key attribute
  • 2 years purchasing experience is highly desirable.

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