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  • Our client is offering a salary up to £25k
  • 8.30 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.

Job Description

  • Analyse pricing offers from global suppliers 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 essential
  • A basic understanding of technical and CAD drawings

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