Purchasing Assistant

Purchasing Assistant
  • £9.70 per Hour
  • Permanent
  • Westbury, Wiltshire, England, UK BA13 4HP Westbury Wiltshire GBR BA13 4HP
Job Ref: ND359
Sector: Manufacturing & Technologies
Date Added: 01 October 2021

We have an exciting opportunity for a Purchasing Assistant to work on a permanent basis for a rapidly expanding Manufacturing & Engineering company based in the Westbury area of Wiltshire.


The role will be to provide wide ranging purchasing activities and related office administration tasks as required by the business to ensure that projects are manufactured in a timely manner.


  • Order placement and order progressing / monitoring this will include running stock reorder reports and placing orders accordingly.
  • Provide general administration support as necessary to ensure the Purchasing department operates in a timely, organised and efficient manner. This will include monitoring the Stationery stock cupboard and paper stocks, Placing stationery orders, Invoice queries and filing.
  • Maintain a high level of customer service and develop positive working relationships with external suppliers and internal customers.
  • Responsible for calling out engineers for emergency repairs / services.
  • Personal training and development to enable personal and business success.

Person Specification:

  • Resourceful, commercially aware and enthusiastic.
  • Willingness to learn and develop existing skills.
  • Excellent planning, numeracy and communication skills.
  • Detail conscious with an organised and methodical approach to work.
  • Experience of working within a manufacturing purchasing environment / order expediting experience advantageous.
  • Mathematics and English GCSE or equivalent grade C or above.
  • Committed to working as part of a team.
  • Able to establish and maintain positive relationships at all levels.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel, good general IT skills.

In return the position offers an excellent opportunity for someone looking to embark in their career or progress their experience within a purchasing environment with a rapidly expanding local company.

The position is offered on a full time basis working 37.5 hours per week, although a part-time working option of 30 hours per week would be also considered if required.

To apply for this position please click apply now or email your latest CV / cover letter to Neil.Dawson @ carbon60global.com or call Neil on 0161 873 7000 for more details.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

31/10/2021 16:54:15
GBP 9.70 9.70 Hour
Contact Consultant:
Neil Dawson

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