HS22-0006 – PURCHASING ASSISTANT

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established company in Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire. Househam Sprayers is the UK’s leading manufacturer of self-propelled crop sprayers, distributing to both the UK and Export markets.

Purchasing Assistant required for full time office-based role with an immediate start.

As a member of the Househam Purchasing team, your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Liaison with suppliers to ensure on-time delivery of parts to cover immediate demands of business
  • Expediting future orders to maintain productivity
  • Ordering of items outside of MRP; including KANBAN. This will involve spending some time working within the warehouse department
  • Managing return orders to suppliers
  • Chasing of parts for aftersales
  • Other general duties within the Purchasing/Supply Chain functions

The ideal candidate will have previous purchasing experience, with the aptitude to solve problems effectively and efficiently, with a ‘can do’ attitude. They will also:

  • Be able to work well under pressure
  • Have a good range of IT skills with knowledge of Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Be able to work as part of a team or under own initiative
  • Have an organised approach to work and good time management skills, with high attention to detail
  • Have good interpersonal skills and confidence speaking on the phone

 

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of Microsoft Navision software is advantageous, but not essential
  • Experience of MRP is advantageous, but not essential

 

We offer:

  • Attractive Salary dependant on experience with annual holiday entitlement
  • Free on-site parking

 

Hours of Work:

  • 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday

 

If you are interested and would like to apply; please forward your CV with covering letter to: [email protected]