Job Title

PROJECT RESEARCH ASSISTANT – AUTOMOTIVE REF JO331

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Job Description

Benefits

  • Our client is offering a salary up to £25k
  • 30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
  • On-site parking

Job Summary

Our client based in Chertsey are seeking an experienced Project Research Assistant to assist with identifying and researching new purchasing projects within a dynamic office environment. In order to increase the depth and range of aftermarket diesel engine parts, and further improving the current stock line offered in the current product range.

Job Description

  • Analyse pricing offers from our global suppler list and where required negotiate a more effective pricing structure as a result of this analysis.
  • Discuss external pricing offers with management to agree a future purchase plan.
  • Maintain an accurate information flow with both internal and external agencies.
  • Requisition of external production samples, in order to scrutinise the quality of potential supply.
  • Maintain a dialogue with the company QC department in order to optimise the product range.
  • Conduct secondary research of new engine applications for introduction to the portfolio.
  • Assist with information collation of current and future products, in order that new and revised company publications and catalogues can be produced in a timely manner.
  • Update current and new development projects utilising bespoke software applications.
  • Create and maintain product information within the above software application.
  • Creation of purchase orders for departmental projects.
  • Manage a variety of disparate projects in a dynamic environment

Skills and Knowledge Required

  • The ability to multitask and prioritise effectively with a keen eye for detail.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to interpret data for effective pricing negotiations.
  • Ability to utilise a variety of software tools (including ALL Microsoft Office applications).
  • Knowledge of diesel automotive products
  • A basic understanding of technical drawings

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