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£23500 - £31200 per annum
April 30, 2021

About the role

Futures are looking to appoint an experienced Stores Purchasing Assistant in an established family-owned business in Leeds.
They are a leading manufacturer and supplier of electrical power distribution equipment

The role:
Reporting to the Purchasing Manager to undertake an interesting variety of activities within both the Purchasing and Stores functions.

Main Duties:
To take responsibility for supporting the development of the stores function and improving existing processes
Develop a robust and simple process for replenishing consumable items used within the factory
Issue components/kits for works orders ensuring they are in the correct location
Generate purchase orders
Deal with stock requisitions from the shop floor and issue as appropriate Implement a more visual and standard system
Conduct periodic stock taking activities
Conduct regular 5S activities within the stores department including red tagging any surplus/ redundant stock
Provide assistance and support to purchasing dept. by placing orders when required and providing cover for holidays and absence
Drive the FLT to move goods into situ
Manual handling of goods

Knowledge and Experience
Demonstrable experience of working in a similar role within an engineering/manufacturing environment is essential
Stock handling experience is essential
Purchasing experience is essential
Sound knowledge of good working practice relating to Health & Safety Regulations
Excellent I.T. skills with knowledge of stock systems
Good attention to detail You will be a confident communicator both written and verbal, good at multitasking, and be comfortable working independently and as part of a team
Forklift truck licence is essential You will be friendly, approachable and flexible
You will be decisive
You will have a keen attention to detail

Procurement/Stores/purchasing/Engineering/manufacturing/Stock Handling/Buyer

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