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Purchasing Assistant

  • Dynamic & Supportive Team Environment
  • Develop a Career in Purchasing
  • Conveniently Located West of Newcastle CBD

  
About the Employer
Our client is a well-established company that take pride in their professionalism, customer satisfaction and product quality. By ensuring their staff provide exceptional service, they consistently exceed customer expectations and offer practical solutions to consumers all over Australia.
  
About the Role
Due to continued growth a great opportunity exists for a Purchasing Assistant to support the Operations and Sales Teams through a wide range of Purchasing and Administrative tasks. You will be responsible for the accurate and timely processing of local Purchase Orders, Expediting and other Purchasing related activities that contribute to the timely arrival and availability of products to fulfill Customer Orders.

Benefits:

  • Work within a highly supportive team that encourage professional growth
  • Long term opportunity within a well-established business
  • New & Modern Facilities
  • Work/Life Balance Environment

  
Duties:

  • Assisting the Purchasing Team in day-to-day activities including Purchase Order entry and Receipting of Stock within the company ERP system
  • Liaise with suppliers for Order Placement, Order Acknowledgement & Shipping Documentation
  • Maintaining Stock Records, Price Lists & Supplier Information
  • Conversion of Purchase Requisitions for the supply of Non-Stock products
  • Communication of Shipment Due Dates to the Internal & External Sales Teams
  • Liaise with Freight Forwarders on inbound shipments and the maintenance of product Due Dates
  • General Office Administration tasks, File Management & Supplier Correspondence
  • Provide support and assistance to the Purchasing & Logistics Manager as required
  • Adhere to company values and conduct yourself in a Professional & Courteous manner

Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience in Office Administration or Purchasing is preferred but not essential
  • Must be Enthusiastic, Well Organised with the ability to Prioritise & Multi-Task
  • Have a professional Attitude, excellent Attention to Detail and accurate Data Entry capability
  • Possess a strong Verbal and Written Communication skill set
  • Ability to effectively Communicate with other Staff Members & Departments
  • Confident and experienced in using Microsoft Office, in particular Excel, Word & Outlook
  • Be Methodical and always uphold Procedural & Process requirements
  • Capability to work Independently and complete tasks within a given time frame
  • Strong Customer Service focus and ability to build effective working relationships

  
If you enjoy working in a vibrant, values driven team, where everyone contributes to results, have excellent communication skills and strong attention to detail then this could be an excellent opportunity for you
  
Please note only candidates that meet our client’s selection criteria will be contacted.
  
Job ID: NC10817/1.0

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