Job Title: Procurement Assistant Location: Argyll, Scotland. Reports to: Managing Director Salary: Salary dependent upon experience (£25k+) Summary of responsibilities: To process customer sales enquiries from initial contact to delivery - including quotation, purchasing, receiving and arranging the delivery of parts. Main Responsibilities: 1. Respond to sales enquiries from customers in a professional, helpful manner. 2. Liaise with suppliers in the costing and delivery of parts. 3. Negotiate prices with suppliers and customers. 4. Review and implement new ways of improving supplier costs and performance. 5. Supply customers with quotations. 6. Process purchase orders and chase up the delivery of parts. 7. Receive deliveries from suppliers. 8. Stock control. 9. Arrange for the delivery of goods to the customer and return of incorrect goods to the supplier. 10. Establish and maintain good working relationships with customers and suppliers. 11. Identify and resolve customer and supplier order issues. 12. Process all related transactions on Sage. 13. Prepare any necessary reports as requested. 14. Other duties as assigned. Additional Responsibilities: 1. To be an active participant at team meetings. 2. Supervise the Delivery Driver/Warehouse Worker postholder. Knowledge and skill requirements: 1. Must have very good communication skills and be able to work within a team setting. Able to work to strict deadlines and have competent keyboard skills. 2. Preferably have office and purchasing experience. Engineering/mechanical knowledge would be preferred but not essential. 3. Must have a professional approach and flexible attitude. Be organised and methodical. Working Conditions: Full-time post based in our office premises in Lochgilphead, standard office hours.