Purchasing Assistant


As Purchasing Assistant you will be reporting to the Procurement Manager, the main purpose of job role will involve supporting of the Procurement Manager with daily administration functions.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Raising and processing Purchase Orders
  • Liaise with teams on costs, lead-times and supplier issues as required
  • Dealing with and resolving queries
  • Communication with suppliers and internal stakeholders on the status of material availability and requirements.
  • Comply with all company and HSE policies and procedures.
  • Answering and making telephone calls
  • Perform clerical tasks in an accurate and timely fashion according to accuracy and department standards
  • Perform other work-related tasks as assigned


Hours of Work:  Monday to Friday 0830 / 1700 (one hour lunch unpaid)

Rate of Pay: £8.00 per hour


Skills and Experience Required

  • Administrative experience preferred
  • Conscientious with meticulous attention for detail
  • Good IT skills, Inc. Excel, Word and Outlook experience would be beneficial
  • Communication skills (telephone/e-mail/meeting)
  • Organised and able to correctly prioritise your workload to meet tight deadlines
  • Purchasing experience is desirable

Apply with a CV and covering letter for the attention of Sandra Lewis


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