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Purchasing Officer

Job Type:
Liverpool, Merseyside
Salary Description:
£18000 - £22000/ permanent
04 Mar 2019
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Ambitek is currently looking to recruit a Purchasing Assistant from an Engineering background (ideally armed forces, navy, aerospace etc) for our client a leading manufacturer in the area.

As a Purchasing Assistant you will be expected to:-
-Administer approved supplier database
-Select suppliers from approved suppliers lists, issue inquiries, and orders
-Liaise with Vessel Managers and relevant staff on purchasing matters
-Co-ordinate delivery of ship spares and stores in conjunction with Vessel Managers and advise them of any problems
-Advise spares/stores shipment details to vessel and vessel agents
-Manage the progress and delivery of orders onboard, resolve any discrepancies as advised by vessel or fleet cell with suppliers
-Co-ordinate the most cost-effective freight and delivery of supplies to the vessel
-Control the issuing of Purchase Orders for staff travel and other sundry items or equipment

You will be expected to work alongside various stakeholders of the business, from Suppliers, Vendors, Accounts Department, Senior Management etc.

Please send your CV in for consideration for this role.

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Taking OWNERSHIP and full ACCOUNTABILITY of our actions


Giving 110% to every task we undertake and being PASSIONATE


Admitting when we have been WRONG and doing our utmost to put it RIGHT

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PEOPLE are ASSETS not NUMBERS - Every person has a skill, we do our best to understand these skills and match them to the best environment

What Candidates Say

I'd also like to take the chance to thank you for all your help during my time with Ambitek. I have always been paid on time and any worries I had were sorted out incredibly quickly either by yourself or your colleagues. Thank you for making my time as a contractor as painless as possible. I would certainly have no qualms about being employed by your agency again sometime in the future. Although obviously not any time soon!!!!

I contacted Ambitek last year about employment. They quickly responded and helped me get a job! I now have a full time job thanks to Ambitek and their staff. They have always paid me on time and have always been there to help me if I needed any advice! Now me and my family are doing great all thanks to Ambitek.

"Hi, hope your all set for Xmas just wanted to say thanks to you and all the staff at Ambitek. You have all been ace this year sorting out my wages and holiday pay and the rest, it's been a real pleasure working for you this year and can't thank you enough for getting me the job in the first place it really pulled me out of it when I was down and to say I appreciate it is an understatement

Hi, thank you for having me work for Ambitek, it’s been a pleasure

Hi, just wanted to say thank you for all your help placing me, as today I signed a permanent contract. The agency have been fantastic and in the future I wouldn't hesitate in contacting you if I need a job or recommending you to others. Once again, thank you and I would like to wish you all the best for the future. (One happy customer!)

Hi, don't know if they informed you but I got a full time contract this week, thanks to you and your team for everything mate I'd be nowhere without Ambitek.

Wish everyone looked after us like you.

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