Kickstart Role – Purchasing Assistant

Website Cannon Technologies Ltd

High tech project fulfilment

Contracted Hours:

25 Hours per week

Working Pattern:

Hours vary weekly between Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm.

Hourly Rate:

National Minimum Wage based on age

Job Placement Summary :

About us:

Cannon Technologies  was established in 1978 by teams from the Parent RJF and Scammell groups with the objective of developing activity for the Defence and Commercial sectors. With presence on all continents, Cannon provides cutting edge solutions for some of the toughest environments. Cannon Technologies is an international leader in data cabinets and metal enclosure systems.  They’re used  in the Data Networking, Telecommunications, Electronics and IT industries. Today, Cannon Technologies is the sector world leader and known  for high level of investment in product development. Cannon Technologies provides “high tech project fulfilment” and “extensive supplies fulfilment” for Defence and classified public sectors.

The Role:

We are seeking a Purchasing Assistant within a busy department who will be responsible for learning company purchasing policies and procedures. No prior experience is needed as we will train and prepare you to use all of our in house systems.

Essential skills, experience and qualifications:

  • Organising trips to merchandising events and making travel arrangements as required.
  • Attending meetings with vendors and taking minutes.
  • Placing and tracking orders.
  • Assisting with analyses and reports.
  • Arranging meetings with stakeholders.
  • Assisting with the inspection of goods.
  • Assist the purchasing controller
  • Expediting
  • General administration and telephone duties
  • Enthusiasm to learn
  • Attention to detail
  • Good administration skills
  • Good telephone manner

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