Buying Assistant

  • 16/05/2019
  • Ref.0359

On Line People Limited are currently looking for a Buying Assistant to work for one of our major clients based in Hull. This is initially a contract position for approximately 12 months.

Job Description

You will be working as part of a team to deliver requirements for all tactical sourcing activities and provide support (potentially lead) on continuous improvement initiatives.

Your Duties will include

  • Stock/Inventory item sourcing.
  • Reporting (Contract Register reporting, expired contracts & no. of RFQ reporting).
  • Invoice queries.
  • Supplier non conformance management.
  • Client Initiatives; Reduce no. of invoices not paid on time, Chemical stores process, Automating POs).

The Ideal Candidate

  • Buying/Procurement experience, preferably in the chemical sectors.
  • Commercially aware of prices for materials, parts and services.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Scheduling and time management skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Prior use of and implementation of purchasing systems an advantage.