An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Stores Purchasing Assistant to join Bradshaw Electric Vehicles, the leading UK manufacturer and supplier of specialist material handling equipment.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Stores Purchasing Assistant to join Bradshaw Electric Vehicles, the leading UK manufacturer and supplier of specialist material handling equipment.

We are looking for a friendly and approachable individual, who enjoys working in a timely fashion, whilst delivering excellent customer service to maintain the high standards our customers expect. This role requires a minimum of 2 years stores/purchasing experience, good IT skills, organized and an effective communicator.

Reporting to: Purchasing Manager

 

Requirements

  • At least 2 years of stores / purchasing experience.

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs

  • Full driver’s license

  • A forklift counterbalance licence an advantage but not essential

 

Duties

  • Work with the factory personnel to maintain production

  • Raise purchase orders and chase suppliers as required.

  • Updating production requests.

  • Ensure all items arrive on time in line with build schedules given by the factory manager and service requirements given by the service manager

  • Assist R & D in sourcing new suppliers and products.

  • Liaise with external customers as required.

  • Pick items for factory builds

  • Ensure collections and deliveries are carried out in the most efficient way.

  • Help cover for other team members during holiday or sickness periods

  • Ensure the picking area is kept clean and tidy on a daily basis making sure no items are left unlabelled.

  • To maintain a clean, safe working environment

  • To be part of the continuous improvement program in line with ISO9001

 

Key Targets: - (Quality, Cost, Delivery)

  • Build schedule targets are set at the beginning of each build.

  • monitor critical suppliers in terms of cost, quality & delivery.

 

General

  • You will be working in a small team

  • Health and Safety Requirements – Ensure you are aware of and comply with the company Health and Safety Policy.

  • The job description is not an exhaustive list. Employees are expected to take a responsible attitude towards duties which are not specifically listed but which should, in the company’s best interests, be performed by themselves, particularly when circumstances change for any reason.

 

Remuneration

  1. Competitive salary, sick pay, long service holiday awards, Profit Share Bonus after 12 months continuous employment with the company.

  2. You will be required to work 40 hours or such hours as may be required to perform the duties and responsibilities of the job.  With standard 21 days holiday plus bank holidays. 3 /4 days holiday each year is kept back to allow for the Christmas break

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