Purchasing Assistant - Adecco UK Limited - Bishop's Stortford - Wizbii

Purchasing Assistant

  • By Adecco UK Limited
  • Bishop's Stortford (United Kingdom)
  • Purchasing
2018-07-16T21:13:38+0000

Job description

  Location
Bishop'S Stortford, Hertfordshire
·  Salary
£ 21000 - £ 230000 / Year
·  Category
Procurement & Supply Chain - Buyer / Puchasing
·  Job type
Permanent
·  Industry
Procurement and Supply Chain
·  External Reference
JN-072018-16862

Purchasing Assistant

Position : Purchasing Assistant

Location : Bishop's Stortford

Salary/Rate : £21,000 - £23,000 per annum

Type : Permanent, Full time

Job Description

Adecco Harlow are excited to be recruiting for a purchasing assistant on behalf of our expanding client based in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire. The Purchasing Assistant will be supporting the Commercial Manager in developing and sourcing new products, negotiating prices and working closely with company suppliers.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·  Negotiate prices and terms of business with suppliers both UK and abroad,

·  The ability to evaluate and summarise products features, sizes and selling points,

·  Assist the Commercial Manager in sourcing and developing new products, through online research, exhibitions and industry media,

·  Improve the purchasing efficiency of existing products,

·  Able to identify improvements to or discontinue poor selling product lines,

·  Maintain knowledge on the market and product trends,

·  Analysis of competitors,

·  Help in deciding unit selling prices and discounts,

·  Assist in internal product training,

Candidate Profile

·  Possess a strong commercial awareness,

·  Experience of working in a buying and/ or purchasing/product sourcing role,

·  Strong analytical skills,

·  Clear and confident communication skills both internal and externally,

·  Computer skills,

Remuneration Package

·  £150 per month additional bonus (subject to team target)

·  22 days' holiday per annum,

·  Free car parking,

·  Opportunity for career progression.

Key Words

Purchasing Assistant / Buying / Product Sourcing / Suppliers / Retail / Analytical research

We regret that due to volume of response, we can only contact successful applicants. If you have not heard from us within 7 days, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

Adecco is an Equal Opportunities employer that is happy to welcome applications for any applicant who fulfill the role requirements for this position. The Adecco group is a global company with more than 33,000 FTE employees and around 5,100 branches in over 60 countries and territories around the world. The Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services that include temporary staffing, permanent placement, career transition and talent development, as well as outsourcing and consulting

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Adecco. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information - please copy and paste the following link in to your browser https://www.adecco.co.uk/candidate-privacy

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