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Purchasing Assistant

Full Time
Posted 1 month ago
Purchasing Assistant, Salisbury

£28K - £30K per annum

Full-time & Permanent

The Work Shop are pleased to be working with an establish business in Salisbury which is recruiting for detail-oriented and proactive Purchasing Assistant to join their dynamic team and support their procurement operations.

The Purchasing Assistant will play a vital role in ensuring the smooth operation of the purchasing department. This position involves supporting the procurement process, maintaining relationships with suppliers, and ensuring timely and cost-effective acquisition of products.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary, £28K - £30K per annum and benefits package.

  • Opportunities for career development and advancement.

  • A collaborative and supportive work environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in sourcing products, placing and tracking purchase orders with suppliers.

  • Ensure all orders are processed promptly and accurately.

  • Monitor delivery schedules and coordinate with suppliers to ensure on-time delivery.

  • Maintain and update supplier information and documentation.

  • Maintain accurate records of inventory levels.

  • Communicate with suppliers regarding product availability, pricing, and delivery schedules.

  • Assist in negotiating terms and conditions with suppliers.

  • Prepare and maintain purchasing documentation, including purchase orders, invoices, and delivery notes.

Key competencies:

  • Previous experience in a purchasing or procurement role is advantageous.

  • Strong organisational and time management skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.

If you would like to further your career and make your mark in a fast-paced, dynamic and growing company, please apply now!

Job Features

Job CategoryOffice & Administration
Salary£28K - £30K per annum
Working HoursFull time
Contract TypePermanent
Job ID6707/39

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