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Date Added: Wed 01/09/2021

Part Time Purchasing Assistant

Bournemouth, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £11.5 / hourly


My client, established for over 50 years are seeking a Purchasing Assistant - duties include :

  • Create and maintain all product codes for Retail and Trade orders, which will include creating the code, adding the new code to the customer order and then passing to Buying & Imports Co-Ordinator to process.
  • Ensure that customer orders from all store locations are dealt with promptly and efficiently.  Challenge individuals who pass on customer orders that are incomplete, illegible or simply wrong.  
  • Ensure stock levels are correct and load stock and customer orders onto relevant purchase orders and send to suppliers when required.
  • Help with online competitor pricing analysis by reviewing competitor websites on a quarterly basis.
  • Point of contact for any buying related queries that the Sales teams may have.
  • Aid in finding reasons for Incomplete Orders and resolving any issues when necessary.
  • Archiving all customer orders ensuring this task is completed at least once a week.
  • Develop and maintain a good working relationship across the company and with the customer services team in particular and ensure a smooth flow of information and paperwork between the branches.
  • Support Purchasing Director in other tasks as and when time allows

Skills required:

  • A thorough, logical approach to systems and paperwork with close attention to detail.
  • A good working knowledge of Excel and thoroughly PC Literate.
  • Helpful and cheerful telephone manner.
  • Happy working largely unsupervised and office based.

Monday to Friday 0930 - 1430

Staffco Professional is an equal opportunity employer. 


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