Purchasing Assistant

  • Position: Purchasing Assistant
  • Industry: Commercial > Purchasing
  • Location: Newark, Nottinghamshire

  • Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
  • Salary: £20K - £22K

Job Description

Purchasing Assistant
Newark, Full Time, Permanent
£20,000 – £22,000 DOE

Our world leading manufacturing client is recruiting a Purchasing Assistant for their Newark office on a full-time permanent basis.

You will be assisting the Purchasing and Planning Department with the progression of parts and components quality, cost and delivery to achieve targets and assisting strategic sourcing for new suppliers.


Your responsibilities as a Purchasing Assistant will include:

  • Ensure purchase orders are processed in accordance with the purchasing process
  • Chase overdue orders across all departments
  • Ensure ordering system is maintained and actively raise issues with the team
  • Work with planning department to forecast usage of materials and re-order as needed
  • Work with the quality department for new supplier samples and products
  • Support with wider team administration


The ideal Purchasing Assistant will be able to demonstrate the following key skills and experience:

  • Computer literate with strong experience using Microsoft Office (in particular Excel)
  • Ideally knowledge of ERP/MRP systems
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Experience in a purchasing role would be preferred
  • Experience within supply chain, stock control or manufacturing would be advantageous

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