Purchase Order Assistant – North West

Overall Purpose of the Role

To provide support to the buying department and Finance team. Duties include liaising with suppliers and order processing.

Key Responsibilities: 

  1. Maintain strong working relationships with the finance team, suppliers, internal and external customers, site agents and project managers.
  2. Raise and process purchase orders for materials and plant hire to be delivered to site, depots, or stores locations.
  3. Raise purchase orders for overheads such as training and maintenance
  4. Make informed decisions using the pricing report on suitability of supplier products.
  5. Update plant tracker with all on/off hires.
  6. Process plant or vehicle damage requests through the relevant levels and raise orders when necessary.
  7. Undertake ad hoc analysis along with maintaining weekly/monthly reports
  8. Process and provide support with ordering queries.

Experience and Attributes Required

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Office, and Word
  • Good levels of English and Maths
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Good telephone manner
  • Ability to manage own workload, set priorities and work to strict deadlines
  • Knowledge of computerised accounts system (Sage 200 or similar) – Desirable but not Essential

Reports to: Finance Manager

This is a full-time position working within an office environment.

Hours per week: 40 hours per week

Location: Aptus House, Unit 19-20, Barrs Fold Road, Wingates Business Park, Bolton BL5 3XP

If you wish to apply please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to careers@aptusutilities.co.uk

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