Purchasing Assistant

We are looking for a dedicated individual to join our team in a job share capacity as a Purchasing Assistant.

This role is pivotal in supporting the supply chain, ensuring seamless coordination from customer needs to product delivery.

Key Responsibilities for the Purchasing Assistant

  • Generate Bills of Materials for production, raise works and purchase orders based on technical team input

  • Coordinate order placements and communicate with suppliers efficiently using Sage

  • Update and maintain the engineering change request system to ensure accuracy Compile and prepare End of Month Data Reports to support decision-making processes

  • Assist with stock-taking activities and prioritize incoming site requests for timely resolution

  • Raise works orders, raise purchase orders from processed works orders

  • Place and track orders, including office supplies and employee requests

  • Ensure the timely ordering and restocking of coffee supplies and related items

  • End of Month Data Reporting

Experience, skills, and attributes for the Purchasing Assistant

  • Previous experience in a fast-paced office environment preferred

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • Strong organisational skills with excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, managing tasks efficiently

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills in English

  • Capable of managing workload and prioritising tasks effectively under pressure

What's in for you?

As the Purchasing Assistant you will be starting on a salary of £15,132, hours of work Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (3 day per week) 8:30 - 5pm plus holiday cover, flexitime available.

Healthcare, sick pay, 33 days holiday (including bank hols) (pro rata) pension, long service awards and more.

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