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Purchasing Assistant

£19000 - £21000 per annum 
Job Type:
Purchasing and Procurement 
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Purchasing Assistant
Based in Kettering, Northamptonshire
Salary: £19,000 – £21,000+ Excellent Benefits

The UK’s leading and best-known food on the go retailer are currently looking to recruit an intelligent and enthusiastic Purchasing Assistant at their Distribution Centre in Kettering, Northamptonshire.

The Role:
Reporting to the Inventory Manager, you would play a key role in ensuring products are supplied across the company whilst monitoring stock levels and maintaining product forecasts. You would be expected to build effective relationships with suppliers, placing orders in line with order service level agreements, and maintaining stock levels and availability to agreed targets, investigating and reporting on any shortages as required.

You will play an active role in any group product launches or seasonal promotions, and will be expected to set stock levels and maintain forecasts accordingly.

The Candidate:
The ideal candidate for the role must have experience providing support in a fast-paced supply chain / distribution environment. You must be able to work on your own initiative and possess excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels. In addition, you should have the ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently, and will require excellent attention to detail and the drive to consistently achieve results.

The Company:
One of the UK’s leading and most well-known bakery retailers. In recent years they have become a huge household name, and this is a fantastic opportunity to join in their continued success.

To apply for the Purchasing Assistant role please forward us a copy of your CV quoting ref.GRG4.

This role may be suitable for you if you have a background in any of the following: Purchasing Assistant, Buying Assistant, Buyer, Procurement Assistant, Purchasing Coordinator, Stock Controller, Inventory Controller, Stores Assistant, Supply Chain Assistant, Distribution Assistant.

This job would be suitable for candidates based in: Kettering, Northamptonshire, Northampton, Wellingborough, Rushden, Huntingdon, Peterborough, Corby, Market Harborough, Rugby.

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