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Date Added: Sat 19/12/2020

Purchasing Assistant

Leamington Spa, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £25000 / annually

Purchasing Assistant required on a full time, Permanent basis in Leamington Spa, benefitting from a salary of £25,000 per annum.

Our client, a large, well-established manufacturing company that specialises in the production and delivery of cooking appliances, interior furnishings and accessories, based in Leamington Spa.

They are currently seeking a Purchasing Assistant to join their team on a Permanent basis in Leamington Spa.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience providing administrative support, ideally within a purchasing department.


  • Raise purchase orders as required
  • Handle any incoming queries, aiming to reduce the volume of queries by finding the root cause and then developing a solution to them
  • Maintaining current agreed Material Management Agreements (MMAs) and make adjustments in conjunction with the forecast build plan
  • Monitor supplier performance and drive improvement
  • Setting up of suppliers and managing their accreditation status
  • Resolving late payment queries
  • Providing effective admin support to the Supply Chain team
  • Managing reject notes and raising PIN tickets, following these through to closure
  • Ensure adherence to all company policies

We are interested to see the CVs of people who have experience with the following skills and attributes:

  • Possess strong communications skills-verbal and written
  • Be a team player who is willing to develop and co-ordinate activities through all departments
  • Be tenacious and passionate about providing good customer service
  • Have the ability to build strong work relationships, both internally and externally
  • Strong skills with Microsoft Office applications and the ability to pick up new systems quickly and efficiently
  • Has the ability to prioritise work and meet tight deadlines
  • Must be a self-motivated individual
  • Previous experience working within a manufacturing environment and preferably a purchasing background
  • A qualification within purchasing would be advantageous  


39-hour working week

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