Purchasing Assistant

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    Berkshire, England

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    Up to £23000 per annum

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    Inside Out Purchasing & Supply

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Inside Out Purchasing & Supply has been engaged to recruit an Assistant Buyer for a leading FMCG company.

Reporting to the Head of Purchasing the Purchasing Assistant will be involved in developing and maintaining strong and productive supplier relationships.

Duties & responsibilities include:

Raising and placing purchase orders with suppliers
Monitor stock levels
Analysing sales
Maintain stock report spreadsheets
Updating pricing in Sage
Booking stock into Sage and taking responsibility for maintaining purchase orders to ensure all items ordered are received and invoiced.
Dealing with any short deliveries, price discrepancies and taking corrective action.
Maintain filling of purchase orders, supplier correspondence.
Liaise with suppliers, freight forwarders and goods in.
Assist with stock-take data input.
Maintain stock control spreadsheets.
Setup new products codes within sage.
Stock Transfers

A full written job description will be made available to suitable candidates.