Materials Assistant/Purchasing Officer in Swansea

  • Sector: Admin and Secretarial
  • Location: Swansea
  • Salary: Up to £18500 per annum
  • Type: Permanent

My client based in Bridgend are looking for a Materials Controller/Purchasing Officer to join their team

Reporting directly to the Purchasing Manager this role is responsible for the despatch, good inwards, inventory, inventory handling and procurement functions. The postholder will need to have good administrative skills and manual handling/packing/despatch.

The role will involve:

Inventory/Goods Inwards
Carry out routines for receiving goods including checking deliveries, movement of inventory, kitting to relevant teams and registering transactions using ERP systems
Scheduling deliveries and coordinating with suppliers
Raise and progress purchase orders
Prepare and submit quotations for cost down/best value/consolidation exercises with suppliers
Manage and maintain pre-kitting of material to internal customers
Ensure general housekeeping in the goods inwards and materials areas

Despatch/shipping
Pick, prepare and pack in accordance with internal procedures
Organise collection of despatched goods using carrier software and conventional telephone/online booking systems
Organise and liaise with packing contractors to prepare and pack finished goods
Maintain/review packing materials

The ideal candidate will have a forklift licence

This is a semi-manual role that involves a considerable amount of lifting and carrying.
A high degree of computer literacy is required.

If you feel you are suitable please do get in touch.

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