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Purchasing Assistant

  • Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
  • Location: Horsham, West Sussex
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Power & Energy, Rail
  • Job reference: BBBH378676_1529666555

Job description

Purchasing Assistant
Permanent - Circa 25,000 per annum

Exciting Opportunity to join an energetic and motivated team in Horsham as an Assets and Purchasing Assistant on a permanent basis. You will be joining a company who specialise in collaborative engineering solutions within the Rail and Network Industries.

Working closely with the Procurement Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Rail Project Delivery team across a range of rail and power related projects, ensuring projects have the best tools and equipment for each job. You will also be responsible for getting resources to site on time and ensuring best value for money for the company.

Key Responsibilities:

Monitor and maintain controls and documents for the accurate and up to date recording of assets.

Purchase and/or hire plant, equipment, materials and tools and logging and raising appropriate purchase order and input into Evolution.

Co-ordinate the transportation of tools and specialist materials to project teams.

Co-ordinate access to project teams for off-site stored tools and specialist materials.

Manage the calibration and PAT testing of all test equipment to ensure that they remain compliant.

Ensuring that the Rail vehicle fleet (including all grey fleet) are allocated, serviced, taxed, insured and maintained in accordance with the companies Vehicle Policy including periodic vehicle checks

Procuring of Hotel Bookings for Rail staff.

Candidate Specification:

Experience of working in Purchasing or a similar role

Strong communication, decision-making, organisational skills, record keeping skills.

Ability to plan and structure workload against background of competing demand

Has experience of using windows SharePoint and Outlook

Previous experience working in the Rail sector or similar

Knowledge and experience with the software system Evolution M or equivalent (desirable)

Knowledge and experience with the software system Fleetcheck or equivalent (desirable)

Knowledge and experience with an Asset Management recording system (desirable)

What you should know:

Our client designs, builds, and maintains complex infrastructure projects globally. They offer outstanding jobs and career opportunities in design, engineering, construction, procurement, maintenance, and project management. They value diversity and inclusion are always seeking for individuals who can add value to the business by bringing their unique abilities and experience to complete the role they are recruited for.

Please get in touch for a confidential chat to see if this is a good fit for you.

Nikita Burt - 02380219143 - Ref: 378676

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