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Purchasing Assistant

Location: Mitcham

Permanent Full Time

Salary: £21.000 - £22,500

Purchasing Assistant


£21,000 - £22,500

Full Time Permanent


We are recruiting a Purchasing Assistant to work for our client who has a very impressive client partner network! They are looking for someone to help optimise the fulfilment of orders with their suppliers and to manage the ordering of stock as advised by the Inventory Planner and ensuring every order is delivered on time and to the correct satisfaction!


Key Responsibilities:

  • For all orders, sending the PO and artwork to the supplier and ensuring all is approved in a timely manner
  • Keeping track of all artwork approvals on a daily basis
  • Checking all Supplier Order Confirmations for any discrepancies
  • Once the supplier confirms order has been sent, collate all data and enter the tracking details into SAP
  • Ensuring all deliveries are on schedule and working with the Supplier/Buyer/Inventory Planner if delays occur
  • Receiving in goods in SAP so the system can automatically generate invoices in a timely manner
  • Ordering stock from the Supplier, as advised by the Inventory Planner
  • Ensuring on time delivery of stock
  • Working with suppliers to resolve any problems incurred with orders
  • Assisting the Accounts team with any Supplier invoice discrepancies; working with the supplier to ensure the PO matches their invoice
  • Assisting Customer Service as and when required
  • Working closely with the warehouse team to ensure all communication is done in a timely and effective manner


Personal Specification:

  • Experience within a buying environment
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Good IT skills including Microsoft Office
  • Problem-Solving and Solutions-Oriented
  • Ability to speak additional languages is a bonus


Closing date for applications: September 10, 2019

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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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