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Purchasing Assistant - Temp


Salary Package: Up to £22000 per annum
Location: Totton and Eling, England
Consultant: Rachael Corri
Posted: 25/11/2021


A fantastic opportunity is available for a temporary Purchasing Assistant to join a well established company based in Totton that are a leading provider of community equipment to the NHS and private clients.

This is a temporary role to start ASAP until the end of April 2022. The working hours are Monday to Friday 08:30 - 17:00 with a half hour lunch break and a salary of £22,000.

Main Duties:

  • Purchase order creation and submission to suppliers

  • Modify delivery dates within internal systems for overdue purchase orders

  • Obtain supplier quotes and prices

  • Identify and offering best price

  • Prioritise orders in line with contract budgets

  • Resolving queries in regards to orders and products

  • Troubleshooting invoice and pricing discrepancies for materials and services

  • Working closely with the accounts team

  • General procurement office duties including day to day admin as necessary

Candidate Requirements:

  • Previous purchasing experience is preferred

  • Previous administration experience is preferred

  • Confident user of Microsoft Office

  • Communication skills verbally and written

  • Be able to work independently and part of a team

  • Working toward CIPS or similar qualification would be advantageous

Benefits when temping with Berry Recruitment:

  • Pension

  • 24/7 access to online GP

  • Discounts at selected gyms and leisure centres

  • Discounted health and travel insurance

If this sounds like the right position for you please APPLY NOW or contact Rachael at the Southampton branch!

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job.