Purchasing Assistant/Administrator




Mon – Fri

Due to continued growth, we need to increase our Purchasing Team with an additional Purchasing Assistant to join our friendly team in Horncastle.  Purchasing experience would be desirable although applications from strong Administrators with good office skills will be considered.  Your role as the Purchasing Assistant/Administrator will be to support the Buyer in all aspects of purchasing.  The company offer an impressive benefits package (see below) as well as the opportunity to progress and develop your career.

Personal Specification Purchasing Assistant:

  • Good computer literacy, with intermediate skills of working with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication, literacy and numeracy skills 
  • Preferably previous experience of undertaking clerical or administrative tasks 

·Able to forge good working relations with the supply base 

·Organisational and time management skills, ensuring all deadlines are met

·IFS knowledge is advantageous

  • Good attention to detail and an organised approach to work
  • Have a flexible approach to all activities and be able to demonstrate that you can work effectively both on your own, and with others in a team environment
  • Driving licence as travel is occasionally required to other sites / suppliers

Key responsibilities Purchasing Assistant:

  • Raising all manner of Purchase Orders
  • IFS reports
  • MRP
  • Expediting orders
  • Chasing overdue orders
  • Shortage reports and actions arising from it
  • Transport requests
  • Assisting Sales with customer queries
  • Inter branch and intercompany orders
  • Invoice queries
  • OTIF weekly actions
  • Updating cost prices when required
  • Attending onsite and offsite supplier meetings
  • Producing regular and adhoc reports as and when required
  • Smart Employee Eyecare – glasses prescriptions

Company benefits:

·Company pension scheme of 3% employer and 5% employee contribution (Aviva) auto-enrolled after 3 months or at age 21 years

  • 2 x Life Assurance benefit (linked to pension scheme membership)
  • 25 days holiday entitlement (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Save as you earn Sharesave Scheme
  • Access to a variety of high street discounts via our Network Benefits employee benefit 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Free flu vouchers
  • Various health & wellbeing initiatives including complimentary occupational health physiotherapy and counselling services
  • Employee Assistance Programme with 24/7 confidential telephone helpline support
  • Staff discount on all Genuit Group products
  • Free on-site parking