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Junior Purchasing Assistant

Location: Mitcham

Permanent Full Time

Salary: £21,000 to £23,000 per annum

An excellent opportunity for a Junior Purchasing Assistant to join an incredibly opportunity in Mitcham. In this role you will be responsible for enhancing the placement and the fulfilment of order will the company’s suppliers. As well as assisting with company’s business growth plans through contributing towards merchandise solutions.

Key Responsibilities as a Junior Purchasing Assistant:

  • Supervising and advancing special orders
  • Overseeing the ordering of programme
  • Ensuring all orders are fulfilled in a timely manner
  • Ensuring every order is delivered on time and to the approved standard
  • Sending the PO and artwork to the suppliers and ensuring all is approved
  • Inspecting all order confirmations to ensure the pricing, ordered quantity, decoration stated etc. is all correct
  • Flagging up mistakes
  • Following up and organisation tracking information
  • Sorting out invoices in timely manor
  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Communicating the correct information with warehouse

Requirements as a Junior Purchasing Assistant:

  • Experience within a buying environment
  • Any additional European language a benefit
  • Knowledge of SAP ideal
  • Excellent planning, time management and organisational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Problem-Solving skills
  • Confident interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships
  • Professional telephone etiquette
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent knowledge of product manufacturing procedures
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proactive positive attitude and self-motivated personality
  • Good IT skills with experience in using Microsoft Office


  • Commission: OTE an additional £5,000 per annum, based on hitting sales & margin targets
  • Pension: 4% Company matched pension scheme administered by AEGON.
  • Holidays: 33 days per annum (including bank holidays and office closure days)

Disclaimer: Due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our roles, unfortunately we cannot respond to each application individually, therefore if you do not hear back from one of our consultants within 14 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.

Closing date for applications: February 16, 2022

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Contact Info

Head Office: Carlton Recruitment Solutions Ltd Global House, 1 Ashley Avenue, Epsom,
Surrey KT18 5AD

01372 253350


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