Purchasing Assistant - Waterford - Hartley People

Purchasing Assistant – Waterford

  • Negotiable
  • Part Time
  • Waterford

Working with our client, a Co. Waterford based company. Hartley People Recruitment are looking to fill the position of Purchasing Assistant. The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar position.

The Role:

  • Monitor stock levels and identify purchasing needs
  • Research potential vendors
  • Track orders and ensure timely delivery
  • Update internal databases with order details (dates, vendors, quantities, discounts)
  • Conduct market research to identify pricing trends
  • Evaluate offers from vendors and negotiate better prices
  • Prepare cost analyses
  • Maintain updated records of invoices and contracts
  • Follow up with suppliers, as needed, to confirm or change orders
  • Liaise with warehouse staff to ensure all products arrive in good condition

The Person:    

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Work experience as a Purchasing Assistant or similar role
  • Good understanding of supply chain procedures
  • Hands-on experience with purchasing software
  • Knowledge of market research
  • Organised and proactive attitude

For immediate consideration please email jessica@hartleypeople.com or reply to this job posting.

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