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The Role: Purchasing Assistant
Type: Permanent
Salary: £25k – £30k
Location: Nottingham

Key Responsibilities:
• Maximise profit margin through strong supplier relationships and highly professional buying on a day-to-day basis
• Support buying through approved suppliers and approved purchasing routes, considering the strategic partnerships and rebate agreements to minimise risk to the business
• Support supply chain management to ensure excellent service from relevant suppliers at all levels (via monthly operational meetings)
• Support projects run by the Supply Chain Manager working towards achieving a robust End-to-End procurement function
• Build, maintain and improve strong internal and external relationships including attendance of supplier review meetings (and others as requested)
• Maintain a thorough understanding of all regulatory requirements ensuring all sourcing activity is compliant with the support of the Supply Chain Manager
• Provide senior procurement administration support to the wider business including pre and post award of contracts
• Support collaborative working with Supply Chain Manager to process the completion of supplier forms
• Accurate input and process purchase orders within agreed authorisation limit
• Timely resolution of customer and sales queries and ensure day-to-day tasks are completed
• Support warehouse with delivery queries and issues, processing RMAs and returns
• support the Procurement Team Leader on implementing continuous improvement and the monitoring of the Procurement team performance
• Order Report, Exceptions report, Stock report and Savings report

Skills & Experience:
• Experience in a Procurement or stock management role
• Outstanding communication and able to influence at all levels
• Strong Relationship management both with internal customers, stakeholders & suppliers
• Experience of using Procurement / buying Management software
• Methodical approach to Procurement and buying

What you will get in return:
Excellent Salary
Progression Plan
Hybrid Working
On-site parking

Monday – Friday. 9am – 5pm

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