Purchasing Assistant (Fluent German)

  • Job Reference: 476355-0820
  • Date Posted: 27 June 2020
  • Recruiter: Pinnacle Recruitment & Selection
  • Location: Chelmsford, Essex
  • Salary: £21,000
  • Sector: Administration / Customer Service / PA, Manufacturing, Supply Chain / Purchasing / Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: David Scarlett
  • Email: david@pinnacle-recruit.com
  • Telephone: 01376 347500

Job Description

We seek a German speaking Purchasing Assistant to report to the Supply Chain Manager in a successful international business. The role is based at the company’s UK facility in Chelmsford, Essex.

The Purchasing Assistant will liaise daily via telephone and e-mail with colleagues at the sister company’s manufacturing facility in Germany and with suppliers throughout Europe. The role will focus on order placement with suppliers, progressing orders to ensure timely delivery, reconciliation of supplier invoices and resolution of any supply issues such as delays/shortages.

Full fluency in German and English is essential and your communication skills, verbal and written, must be very good. You should have strong administrative and organisational skills and be computer literate in Microsoft Office.