We have been designing and delivering communication solutions for over 25 years. We are ambitious, have seen exponential growth over the last 5 years, and have an aggressive growth plan for the next 10 years. We work across all verticals but have particularly strong relationships within construction, MOD, Hospitality and Utilities. We are growing, and to cope with demand require a part-time Procurement Assistant to join the team
Working as an effective Procurement Assistant, you will work closely with the Group Finance Manager to ensure materials are purchased in a cost-efficient and timely manner to satisfy the production demand. You will be responsible for the placement of purchase orders in conjunction with demand through an ERP system, confirming acknowledgement dates and chasing deliveries.
The main purpose of the role is:
  • Processing and management of Company purchases
  • Supporting non-conformance and root cause investigations
  • Sourcing, establishing and monitoring supply chains
  • Correlation of supplier and purchasing performance data
  • Measuring and monitoring all suppliers
  • Providing R&D, production and the sales team with accurate material costs and availability information
The successful candidate will:
  • Be forthcoming with ideas and continuous improvement
  • Be proficient in using MS Excel and Word
  • Be professional in your manner
  • Liaise with other departments
  • Have good attention to detail
  • Be able to communicate at all levels
It may be an advantage if you had: 
  • Purchasing or stock control experience 
  • Experience of working with OrderWise, Syrinx and Sage
In return we offer:
  • A basic salary of up to £23,000 pro-rata depending on experience.
  • Flexible hours
  • The opportunity to progress
  • Free on-site parking
  • Healthcare scheme (after 6 months)
  • Social events
  • Full training
This role is subject to a basic DBS Check
If you feel you match or indeed exceed these requirements and wish to apply, please send us your CV along with a cover letter
SFL are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and welcomes applications from any individual regardless of sex, age, disability, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, or belief. All applications are welcome