Procurement Assistant

Posted 27 January 2023
Salary £14.00 - £18.00 per hour + plus holiday pay
Job type Temporary
DisciplineHR & Executive Support
Contact NameTina Byrne

Job description

Our client a leading Global Tech Firm are looking for a Procurement Assistant to commence on a temporary basis whilst recruiting permanently. You will be an integral part of the Procurement Team and provide an exceptional service ensuring that supplies are maintained for all departments.

Main duties

  • Liaise with suppliers to place orders, prepare purchase orders and send copies to suppliers
  • Management of the stock room to include stock count and rotation
  • Ensure inventory quantities are sufficient for needs, determine if further ordering of hardware is necessary
  • Build relationships with both customers and suppliers
  • Perform buying duties when necessary
  • Check deliveries, specifications and distribute incoming stock to internal teams and despatch on sites via DHL
  • Contact suppliers to follow up on orders and missing items
  • Review requisition orders to ensure orders are correct and specifications verified
  • Maintain and update the review of purchasing files, reports and price lists
  • Compare prices, to determine the best bid among potential suppliers.
  • Track the status of orders and calculate their costs
  • Forward invoices to the appropriate accounts team and approve for payment
  • Locate suppliers, using sources such as catalogs and the internet, and interview them to gather information about products to be ordered
  • Ensure that company and governmental rules affecting purchases are upheld
  • Monitor in-house inventory movement and complete inventory transfer forms for bookkeeping purposes
  • Monitor contractor performance, recommending contract modifications when necessary. Liaising with different areas in the business as well as external suppliers and customers

Knowledge and experience required:

  • Excellent verbal communications to build relationships with suppliers and staff
  • Excellent written communication skills with good computer knowledge
  • Strong customer service focus
  • A team player and able to share responsibilities
  • Be proactive
  • Preferably you will have procurement experience - if not good admin / customer services skills

Hourly Pay Rate: £14.00 - £18.00

Location: City - London E1

Office Based