Assistant Purchaser

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Basingstoke, Hampshire | Ref: BBBH29313

£23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum

Assistant Purchaser
Role Profile
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a fantastic company based near Basingstoke. My client is looking for an Assistant Staff Purchaser who will work strategically and will focus on Supplier relationships and cost savings. The successful candidate will be required to have adequate technical-commercial understanding. It is an excellent opportunity for someone who is wanting to join a fast paced environment and has experienced with the full Purchasing process in an engineering environment.

  • Stock monitoring and inventory management
  • Building and development of professional and meaningful relationships both internally with colleagues and externally with customers
  • Production and maintenance of reports with the aim of organising professional supplier review meetings.
  • Being aware of the department's and Operating Company's purchasing strategy
  • Excellent organisation and attention to detail

Skills & Experience
You will have excellent communication and negotiation skills and you will be competent in the selection / de-selection of suppliers. You will be able to demonstrate/apply the understanding of the end to end supply chain in the Operating Company and you will have experience of purchasing in an FMCG background. CIPS qualification would be advantageous, whilst your supplier management, energy, attention to detail and problem-solving skills are of the utmost importance.
£23,000 to £25,000 + Benefits
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