• Job Title: Technical Purchaser
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Location: Hastings, East Sussex
  • Industry: Building and Construction
  • Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
  • Reference: T2DH2 1376775_1625136396
  • Contact Name: Sammons Group
  • Contact Email: hastings@sammons.co.uk
  • Job Published: 01/07/2021 11:46

Job Description

Technical Purchaser

Hastings, East Sussex | £25000 - £30000 per annum | Posted 117 days ago

The Company

Our client specialise in the import and distribution of Industrial Electrical and Electronic products. They import from China, Taiwan, India, USA and various European countries. They distribute nationally to manufacturers and regional distributors and globally via their global distribution partners. They are looking for a reliable & hard working, Technical Purchaser who will undertake purchasing from their global suppliers and perform first line support to assist customers in choosing the right products from their offering.

The Role

The role will include a variety of tasks including but not limited to:

  • Monitoring inventory movements and placing orders to maintain sufficient stock levels within budget
  • Maintaining accurate supplier price lists
  • Negotiating, arranging and track shipping of completed orders from our supplier to our warehouse
  • Keep all vendor and product quality and standard documents up to date
  • Provide first level technical support by helping customers identify which products best suit their application and providing assistance configuring of our more simple products
  • Completing low level technical forms for customers where necessary

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Must be proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Must have previous purchasing experience
  • Must have at least basic knowledge of electronic products
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work using own initiative without supervision
  • Excellent time management, prioritisation and organisation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Positive approach and a 'can do' attitude
  • Keen Team player with high level of dedication
  • Good sense of humour
  • Must like friendly dogs (They have office dogs)

The Benefits

The following position will include these benefits:

  • Hours - Monday-Thursday 9am to 5:30pm and Friday 9am to 5pm
  • Holiday Allowance - 20 days P.A. + Public Holidays
  • Company Pension Scheme (Option to opt out)

Reference: 1376775

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