Office Co-Ordinator / Purchasing Assistant

Job Ref: JO-2206-32495_1655397150
Sector: Office
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 16 June 2022
  • Alfreton, Derbyshire DE55 7SP Alfreton Derbyshire Midlands DE55 7SP
  • Blue Arrow
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Blue Arrow Derby is looking to recruit an experienced Office Co-Ordinator / Purchasing Assistant on a full-time permanent basis for an excellent manufacturing client based in Alfreton

Hours: Monday - Thursday 8am-5pm and Fridays 8am-4.30pm (Full-Time)

Salary: £28,000 (depending on experience)

About the Role
This role is fundamental as it is the link between the Directors, Managers and Co-Ordinators ensuring the smooth day to day running of the business. We are looking for a confident and enthusiastic candidate who has previous experience in office management and in purchasing. It is a varied and extremely busy role and would suit someone who is capable of multi-tasking, but as you will perform the final check of orders and work to be released to production, accuracy is key. Additionally, you will offer support to the Directors and undertake a variety of duties on their behalf.

Duties will include:

  • Responsibility for the organisation and control of all office procedures
  • Problem solving and being the lead decision maker in various situations
  • Liaising with production to achieve customer deadlines
  • Final checks of office paperwork
  • Establishing and maintaining systems for customer and supplier tanks/IBC's
  • Organisation of waste removal from site
  • Organisation of on-site cleaners
  • Generating and management of Import/Export paperwork
  • Various Returns to ONS, HMRC etc
  • Supporting the Directors
  • Purchasing
    • Requesting raw material quotations
    • Processing and generating purchase orders
    • Checking order acknowledgements
    • Monitoring receipt of goods in
    • Management of Internal systems

About you:

  • Previous office administration/management experience is essential for this role
  • Previous experience within a purchasing role
  • Flexible / willingness to support where necessary as sometimes there will be a requirement to provide general admin cover during holiday and sickness periods.
  • Good attitude and work ethic
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good organisational skills and excellent attention to detail - accuracy is vital
  • Be able to multi-task and work under pressure on occasion
  • Have a good knowledge of both office management and purchasing procedures
  • A keen sense of customer service
  • The ability to cope with the pressure of deadlines
  • Excellent IT skills (including Microsoft Office)
  • Motivated, self-driven attitude
  • Be able to multi-task and work within a small team
  • Ability to establish and maintain loyal relationships both internally and externally at all levels.

Why should you apply?

  • 28 days holiday
  • On-site parking
  • Family feel company
  • Company BBQ's and other events/parties
  • Yearly company bonus (subject to company performance and discretion)
  • Training and development opportunities

The Commute
Our client is based in Alfreton, so if you have access to your own car and live-in surrounding areas, great! If you are limited to public transport, the site is a short walk from bus stops and Alfreton train station.

The Next Stage
If you are interested in the above role and feel you can meet the above requirements - we would love to hear from you as soon as possible. We please ask all applications are made via the click apply button, and we will aim to process your application as quickly and as efficiently as possible.

17/07/2022 16:32:30
GBP 28000.00 28000.00

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