Purchasing Assistant

  • Location
    Bristol, City Of Bristol
  • Salary
    £ 16000 - £ 18000 / Year
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Administrator
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference

Are you a natural with facts and figures? Have you built up a background in dealing with suppliers?

Adecco Bristol are delighted to be recruiting for a Purchasing Assistant based in South Bristol within a fast growing, successful company. A hybrid position that involves dealing with Stock, Purchasing and Logistics, this is a challenging role that offers the opportunity to progress your administration career in to a strong, constantly changing business.

The right person will be offered a clear progression plan, company benefits and a nurturing team as well as free parking. In return, our client will expect a good communicator with excellent numeracy skills.


  • Liaising with suppliers on a regular basis

  • Quality control of raw materials

  • Updating the internal systems regularly

  • Working closely with the planning team

  • Monitoring merchandising and marketing products

  • Pricing negotiation and forecasting

  • Drafting letters for export and import orders


  • Understand supply chain

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Highly numerate

  • Build string relationships with internal departments

Adecco are an equal opportunities employer and act as a recruitment agency.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Hannah Clark