Ambitions Personnel Purchasing Assistant

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    Purchasing Assistant

    • Location
    • Salary
    • Job Type
    • Added
    • Job Ref.
    • Tuxford
    • £22000 - £28000 Per Annum
    • Permanent
    • 10.08.2018
    • 38866

    Job Description

    We are looking for an experienced Timber and Aluminium windows and doors Purchasing Assistant to join our growing team. In return we offer the opportunity to work in an ambitious company providing bespoke solutions that are created from the materials and products you purchase on our behalf. You will also be responsible for sourcing equipment, goods and services and managing vendors. The successful candidate will be able to perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, search for better deals and find more profitable suppliers. This role comes with excellent rates of pay and bonuses available.

      • Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies
      • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
      • Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
      • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
      • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
      • Assess, manage and mitigate risks
      • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
      • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand
      • Adhere to health and safety legislation taking responsibility for you own health and safety at work and that of others who may be affected by others


    Person Specifications


    • Ability to interrogate the purchasing system
    • Purchase materials for production
    • Build relationships with Suppliers
    • Hands-on experience with MS Office
    • Solid organizational and time-management skills
    • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
    • Working experience of vendor management software
    • Demonstrate solid judgement along with decision making skills
    • Experience in supply chain management, logistics or business administration.



    £22,000 to £28,000 + holidays. Free on site parking. 


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