Junior Purchasing Assistant 6 months FR-EN
Assist Buyers and Purchasing Managers in the procurement of materials, goods or services.
Our client is a big maker of retailer own brand household and personal care goods.
Manage price requests coming in to purchasing from internal customers, sending out enquiries to suppliers and providing feedback internally - all within pre-agreed timelines.
Where directed, launch and co-ordinate tendering activities, providing analysis of offers received.
Ensure system is fully updated with all relevant pricing information & master data for designated supplier, in order to allow purchase orders to be placed and audit trail to be evident.
Initiate, where required, creation of New Suppliers within system.
Investigate invoice anomalies collating all facts, and present to Buyer / Purchasing Manager for resolution before impacts on SSL occur.
Support Buyers & Purchasing Managers with reports and analysis on frequent basis.
Upon the request of the Buyer / Purchasing Manager, launch cost saving proposals (COP's) internally and follow up on their progress.
Assist Buyers / Purchasing Managers with Forecast / Budget exercises.
Booking travel for the department when required
General administrative tasks such as answering phones / booking meetings / filing
Assist in training of new Purchasing Assistants
It is necessary that you:
- You will enter a role with lots of variety in which you will get to know our products and customer,
- You will have lots of different contacts with colleagues in different sites and departments as well as with different customers,
- You will join a great team
- 6 months contracts minimum