Purchasing assistant APPLY NOW

Preston, Lancashire
24960 gbp / year
7 Jun 2024
Full time

Royal Flush Vape is recruiting! 

·         Does the Vape Industry interest you?

·         Do you like the idea of working for an award-winning company?

·         Are you interested in joining a dynamic, forward-thinking business that is rapidly expanding?

·         How about working within a team of innovative thinkers who bring passion, expertise, and dedication to everything they do?

If so, then this may well be your dream job! 

Due to continued growth and expansion, we are seeking a dynamic and detail-oriented individual to join our purchasing team on a permanent contract. As a Purchasing Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the business by assisting the purchasing manager with various tasks related to procurement and supply chain management.

Weekly contracted hours would be 40 hours per week to be worked across Monday to Friday.

Full training is provided and is carried out internally, over a 4–8-week period. 

The role of a Purchasing Assistant at Royal Flush Vape: 

·         Communicate effectively and courteously with all customers, suppliers, colleagues, and senior management, etc. in person, over the phone, and by email. 

·         Monitor stock levels and identify purchasing needs to ensure continuity of supply.

·         Support the purchasing manager to ensure deadlines and workloads are met to fulfil the business needs.

·         Generate and amend purchase orders prior to receipt of goods to ensure all products, quantities and pricing is correct.

·         Maintain regular communication with other departments to streamline processes.

·         Support the resolution of any discrepancies or issues related to stock orders, such as quality concerns, missing or incorrect goods or shipment delays.

·         Maintain accurate purchasing records, documentation, and supplier details on dedicated systems.

·         Assist with internal stock transfers.

·         Stay up to date with industry trends, market dynamics and supplier capabilities.

·         General Ad-hoc duties as required to meet the business needs.

All we ask of you, is that you have: 

·         An interest in the vaping industry would be advantageous but not essential.

·         A “can do” attitude and ability to work to deadlines in an extremely fast-paced reactive environment. 

·         Great communication skills both internal and external. 

·         A strong ability to work without requiring close supervision.

·         Full proficiency with computer and web-based systems, including Microsoft Office.

·         Good time-management skills along with the ability to prioritise and multitask. 

·         A strong work ethic with an eye for detail.

·         Exceptional organisational skills and a calm persona. 

·         A willingness to learn and be flexible in the role to support the needs of the business.

·         Previous experience in a purchasing role is desirable but not essential as full training is provided. 

·         Proof of your right to work in the UK.

What's in it for you? 

·         Competitive salary. 

·         Monday to Friday working pattern (09:00 to 17:30)

·         Performance related pay reviews. 

·         Ongoing training and personal development. 

·         Vocational & external training opportunities. 

If you think this sounds like the perfect fit for you, why not apply now?! 

Expected start date: As soon as possible. 

Job Type: full-time


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