Purchasing Assistant - 27k - Dungannon

Job Description

VANRATH are delighted to be assisting a Leading Construction company with the recruitment of a Purchasing Assistant.

Shifts are Monday - Friday (9.00am - 5.00pm) - Permanent position.


£25,000 - £27,000 + Fantastic Benefits Package and Progression Opportunities


  • Supporting Purchasing Team with all purchasing related activities
  • Placing purchase orders on new purchasing system (SAGE 200) ensuring the accuracy of details recorded
  • Ensuring PO's are priced and priced within the appropriate time frame
  • Ensuring suppliers orders are collected / delivered OTIF
  • Monitoring the receipt of PODs and save to a folder, escalating if any are missing
  • Liaising with staff across multiple departments to place orders to meet their requirements
  • Communicate any supplier price increases to senior members of staff and record any increases on Sage
  • Investigating price discrepancies where POs haven't matched to PODs / Invoices
  • Identify and escalate any supplier-related issues to management
  • Manage the return of faulty stock/ damaged items and subsequent remuneration from suppliers
  • General Admin Support

The Ideal Person

Essential Criteria

  • A minimum of 1 years' experience in a purchasing or procurement role, wholesaling or Back office Admin role

Desirable Criteria

  • Good general IT / Computer skills
  • Highly organised
  • Strong grasp of commercial mathematics
  • Good spoken English and phone manner
  • Keen attention to detail

For further information on this opportunity, or any other jobs in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Phil Doherty via Vanrath in the strictest confidence.

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