Purchasing/Administrative Assistant –
My Client are one of the leading manufacturers of precision Wires. They specialise in electrical resistance wiring. Based from their site in Wythenshawe, Manchester, they are looking for a Purchasing/Admin assistant to join their team on a temp to perm basis.
Purchasing/Administrative Assistant – The duties
Monitoring stock levels and identifying purchasing needs.
Raising Purchase Orders for Raw materials with suppliers.
Update company’s software (efacs) with order details (dates, quantities, prices)
Evaluate offers from suppliers and negotiate better prices.
Researching potential new suppliers.
Obtaining quotes from suppliers.
Ensuring Orders acknowledgement.
Tracking purchase orders and ensuring timely delivery.
Feedback any slippages in promised dispatch dates to Production Manager.
Follow up with suppliers, as needed, to confirm or change orders.
Liaise with goods in to ensure all products arrived in good condition.
Liaise with customer service team and create customer forecast where possible
Measure Supplier Performance.
Liaise directly with the external sub-contract suppliers over delivery dates and chase raw material suppliers as required
Responsible for import of goods into the UK
Carry out rolling stock checks of raw materials to ensure controls are in place, resolving any discrepancies found. Take an active part in the bi-annual stock takes. Monitor slow and obsolete stock.
Ensure that all the NCRs were fed back to suppliers and followed up
Ensure high standards of housekeeping are maintained, participating in the H&S culture of improving safety by highlighting potential issues and maintaining disciplines
Carry out other reasonable tasks as requested from time to time
Purchasing/Admin Assistant – The working hours
Monday to Thursday 08:30 – 17:00
Friday 08:30 – 13:30
Pay rate is £11.50 per hour.
Previous experience of working as a Purchasing Assistant, Purchasing Officer or similar role would be advantageous but not essential.
If you are interested in this position please call time recruitment on 0161 238 9772 or email