Lamonby Recruitment are currently working with a global Technical Plastics manufacturer who are currently searching for a Purchasing Assistant to join their team near Mitcham.
The company provides injection moulding and contract manufacturing services for medical, optics, and electronics applications. The Purchasing Assistant will be responsible for planning production, creating manufacturing instructions and buying raw materials.
Our client is looking for someone with purchasing experience in preferably plastics manufacturing, full use of word, ERP systems and excel.
In return our client is looking to offer a package of £23,000 - £25,000 depending on experience.
Full Training will be given and more responsibility’s and progression as time progresses.
Commutable Locations: Mitcham, Thornton Heath, Morden, Carshalton, Sutton, Croydon
Purchasing Assistant Role
The Purchasing Assistant will be responsible for planning production, creating manufacturing instructions and buying raw materials.
The successful candidate will have strong negotiation skills and be responsible for ensuring our client gets the best deal possible when purchasing objects and materials. They will be good at building and maintaining working relationships.
Formulate, issue, receive and review tenders.
Negotiate prices and terms and conditions of order.
Managing materials procurement for own sites including issue and maintenance of Procurement Schedules
Chair, scope and review meetings with supply chain and project operations/commercial team.
Identify items of financial / contractual implications and respond appropriately.
Support invoice query resolution
Ensure regular communications and development of supplier relationships.
Role Requirements and Qualifications
Our client is looking for someone with purchasing experience preferably in Plastic manufacturing but not essential. Purchasing Managers are welcome to apply.
Excellent communicator – both oral and written.
Excellent IT skills - including use of procurement systems
Committed and pro-active with adherence to quality.
Able to work to deadlines.
Purchasing Assistant Package
If you feel you have the skills required and would like to gather further information about this role and other opportunities available across the UK then please contact Olly direct on 02392 384650.