Purchasing assistant

Recruiter
Vitsoe
Location
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Salary
£18,000 on a full-time basis
Posted
28 Nov 2018
Closes
28 Dec 2018
Ref
Purchasing assistant RLS
Function
Administration
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Since 1959 Vitsœ has created and evolved furniture that allows its customers to live better, with less, that lasts longer. Today Vitsœ is renowned for its single-minded commitment to responsible design as well as its continuous production of Dieter Rams’s furniture.

Job purpose:                                  

Perform the admin processes to support our supply-chain team and ensure a smooth running of the business operations.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • placing orders with suppliers and ensuring timely delivery
  • booking in stock
  • administering the company’s returns process
  • communicating with Vitsœ planning, assembly and dispatch teams to balance their challenging needs

The role requires:

  • data entry experience
  • focus and attention to detail
  • pride in a job well done                                                                          

The person will be:

  • careful and diligent – even meticulous – with a good dose of common sense
  • demanding of high standards and at ease with demanding people
  • efficient, effective and organised, in both the physical and digital worlds
  • modestly confident and also personable, good humoured and trustworthy
  • at home in the worlds of art, architecture, craft and design
  • informal but 100% professional while respecting traditional courtesy and good manners