Purchasing Assistant

Location Fareham
Salary £18000 - £25000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Admin & Support
Reference J8626-2
Do you have a love of sailing and are you looking for that first step or next step in the Marine Industry?
We are working with an expanding company who have purchased a group of chandleries. This dynamic and passionate company are looking to grow their team! They are looking for a Purchasing Assistant to help support the Purchasing Manager.

Day to day tasks will include:
  • Phone and email enquiries, order processing and business administration
  • Raising and sending purchase orders
  • Raising and sending sales orders, passing enquiries on to relevant team members
  • Supplier order acknowledgement, resolving queries and organising deliveries to deadlines
  • Maintain accurate supplier cost and product reference information in the company stock management system
  • Warehouse stock co-ordination
  • Customer assistance in all aspects of product recommendation and product knowledge
  • Data inputting into ERP system, ensuring stock file record are up to date and accurate
  • Track inbound and outbound orders and deliveries to chandlery stores
  • Monitoring and process product returns, keeping the system & related records up to date
  • Support the warehouse/dispatch team

The ideal Candidate will have:
  • A firm knowledge of sailing or marine industry
  • Customer service experience
  • A good understanding of Microsoft Word & Excel, Computer literate
  • Meticulously and very good attention to detail
  • Organised with the ability to Multi-task
  • Ability to take direction, work as part of a team as well as on your own initiative
  • Desirable:
  • Purchasing, buying experience
  • ERP System experience
  • Knowledge of procurement processes, policies and procedures

Our client is offering:

  • An evolving role in an established but expanding company with progression opportunities
  • Full training, to enable you to excel in your new role
  • Team social events
  • Free parking
  • Pension plan
  • 30 days holiday
  • Staff discount

So if you are:
  • Passionate about the marine industry
  • Have a purchasing experience or the desire to learn quickly
  • A team player and good communicator
We would love to hear from you!
Get in touch today, via email Stephanie@marineresources.co.uk or call 02381 680 502

Along with this role we also a similar opertunity as a Supply Chain Coordinator in Southampton ! 
Get in touch now and we can put you forward for both opertunities if you match the skill sets required.

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