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Purchasing and Despatch Assistant

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England (Market related)

Job Title: Purchasing & Despatch Assistant

Location: Cambridge Science Park

Vacancy Type: Perm

Salary: £TBC

Hours: Full-Time

Start Date: ASAP

Ref: 387/2

Role Outline

To assist with the administration of purchase requisitions and with Goods Inwards/Goods Outwards function.

Key Duties

  • The conversion of requisitions into purchase orders, according to specified procedures
  • Communicating with end users and vendors via email and telephone
  • Administration of online purchasing systems
  • Progressing of purchase orders to ensure timely delivery
  • Liaising with the Quality Assurance department to ensure that the purchasing function complies with relevant BSI requirements
  • Providing assistant to the Goods In/Goods Out department, to include receiving and despatching goods and the necessary record keeping
  • Assist in other areas of the Finance department as and when necessary

Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience of working within an accounts, procurement, and/or purchasing environment
  • Good communicator, both written and verbal, with all levels of staff and management and also with suppliers
  • Methodical approach to work
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Good team working skills
  • Adaptable and willing to apply themselves to a variety of tasks

To Apply

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