Expeditor/ Purchasing Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00000222-1
  • Date Posted: 27 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Hartley Resourcing
  • Location: Southampton, Hampshire
  • Salary: £23,000 to £24,000
  • Sector: Administration, Purchasing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Anna Golding
  • Email: anna@hartleyresourcing.co.uk

Job Description

Due to an internal promotion, our client based just outside of Southampton is looking to recruit an Expeditor/ Graduate Purchasing Assistant to join their busy and supportive Purchasing team. This is an excellent opportunity for a graduate who is interested in a career within buying, working for a company who is a leader in their field. They are looking for someone who is a strong co-ordinator, confident on the phone and has a good attention to detail. Previous experience within a purchasing or buying department is not essential. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who has graduated in the last few years as you will gain experience working for a global business. There are lots of opportunities to develop and progress.

The Role

This is a busy and involved position where you will gain experience in a wide range of purchasing activities. The role will include placing, progressing and chasing orders, managing vendor data including, prices, lead times and product ranges, forecasting and planning forward stock levels and assisting in the search for new products.

The Ideal Candidate

This is a great opportunity for someone who really wants to take charge in a role and make it their own. In order to be considered for this role you will need to be confident dealing with people at all levels. You must have a good eye for detail, be able to prioritise your work and be confident working to strict deadlines. Advanced communication skills and the ability to build relationships is important. You will need to be IT literate, in particular Excel and Word. Experience within buying is not essential as you will be fully trained.

Additional Information

This company offer full training, free parking and an exciting working environment.

Due to the large volume of applications we are unable to respond to each application individually, therefore if you don’t hear back from us within 3 days then unfortunately on this occasion assume you have not been successful.