Purchasing Assistant

AJM Healthcare
Full Time
Milton Keynes
Posted 26 days ago
Job description

AJM Healthcare
Role: Purchasing Assistant
Benefits: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays with accrual to 28 days after 5 years continuous service, Employee Assistance Programme, Company sick pay provision with continuous service.

AJM Healthcare is a leading provider of wheelchair & community equipment services to the NHS and the Private Sector. We have over 35 years experience in these sectors and see ourselves as innovators helping increase independence, offering choice and personalisation, while delivering better outcomes. Our team provide a caring, user-centric and holistic approach that is tailored to each individual.

What we are looking for:

We are looking to recruit a Purchasing Assistant to support our Supply Chain Team Leader and Supply Chain Manager with the procurement of equipment, goods and services for the business whilst delivering improved profitability through more efficient and cost-effective sourcing. The successful candidate will have experience within a hands-on role and evidence of supporting stakeholders on various projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creating purchase orders as per business requirements, in line with procurement policies, and send to suppliers
  • Work closely with our suppliers to ensure orders are delivered on time in full
  • Liaise closely and efficiently with depot teams to communicate delivery status of purchase orders
  • Check purchase order acknowledgements to ensure orders will be fulfilled to our requirements, highlighting any discrepancies
  • Ensure price information is maintained accurately and in a timely manner

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact the HR Department at [email protected]. To be considered for this role, please complete our application form which is found on our website. No stand-alone CVs will be accepted.

Closing Date: 31st March 2023

Interviews to be held - week commencing 3rd April 2023.

This position is working in a regulated environment and will therefore be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure check. Cost will be covered by the Company.

AJM Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer who is committed to equality in the workplace and does not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, marital status, age, physical or mental disabilities, medical condition. AJM will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. Please note, during certain high volume recruitment times, AJM may wish to limit the overall number of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people.

Reference: VA423

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