Purchasing Assistant/Buyer

Posted 27 October 2022
Salary £14.00 - £14.50 per hour
DisciplineBuilt Environment
Contact NameAngela Henderson

Job description

Purchasing Assistant/Buyer
Contract role - 12 weeks+
Location - Perth
Rate - £14.50 per hour

Our client, a successful engineering manufacturing business is seeking to appoint a Purchasing Assistant/Buyer for approximately 12 weeks to cover long term sickness.

The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for assisting in the procurement of all materials for a busy manufacturing plant.

Working closely with the Senior Buyer updating their live ERP stock analysis system and processing purchase orders and undertaking transactional work.

Ideal candidate will have strong attention to detail, excellent IT skills and confident communication skills.

* Assisting in procurement of all materials and consumables
* Day to day ordering of goods
* Issuing and checking of invoices
* Assisting in vendor development
* Assist in assessing the price trends for materials

* Experience in purchasing, vendor management and invoicing
* High level of integrity
* Proficient with ERP systems
* Excellent communication skills

Hours of work are - Monday to Thursday 8.15 am to 4.45 pm and Friday 8.15 am to 1.15 pm.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.