Purchasing Assistant (Fluent German)

  • Job Reference: 932938-0617
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2017
  • Location: Chelmsford, Essex
  • Salary: £18,000 to £20,000
  • Sector: Administration / Customer Service / PA, Supply Chain / Purchasing / Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: David Scarlett
  • Email: david@pinnacle-recruit.com
  • Telephone: 01376 347500

Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a fluent German speaking Purchasing Assistant.

Previous Purchasing experience is not essential but you must be fluent in German and have a strong customer service mentality and possess good organization and administration skills. Applicants should also be proficient in Excel.

Our client co-ordinates purchasing activities on behalf of a global manufacturing business and as Purchasing Assistant you will liaise daily with Buyers at its German manufacturing facility regarding their order requirements and place orders with established suppliers, ensuring that suppliers are aware of quantity and delivery date requirements. You will handle all of the associated administration including the billing process.

On occasions the German Speaking Purchasing Assistant will also issue requests for quotations from suppliers and select the most appropriate ones based on price / quality / delivery factors.

Bright, intelligent and keen to learn, your high level of fluency in German will be used extensively on a daily basis. Excellent communication, administrative and organisational skills are essential together with a close eye for detail.