Purchasing Assistant

  • Location
    Rotherham, South Yorkshire
  • Salary
    £ 20000 - £ 23000 / Year
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Purchasing and Procurement
  • External Reference
    JN-052022-252405
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Administrative Assistant

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an organised and enthusiastic Purchasing Assistant to join a leading global organisation based in their Rotherham office.


Joining a company who value their employees and have great company benefits such as:



  • 22 days holiday - incremental with length of service

  • Free Onsite Parking

  • Free refreshments

  • Employee of the month rewards

  • Bonus Scheme - (after 6 months)


The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar role, ideally obtained within an Engineering or Manufacturing organisation.


Strong communication skills are essential as well as excellent organisational skills and a logical and methodical approach with attention to detail and accuracy.


Key Purchasing Assistant Duties:



  • Placing daily orders for stock from main suppliers

  • Liaising with suppliers regarding enquiries and orders

  • Updating overdue orders information on the system

  • Investigating and resolving Goods-In queries, ensuring that any materials that are late or holding up despatch for any reason are chased and followed up until received

  • Processing stock adjustments

  • Processing inter-site stock transfers

  • Updating supplier price support database information

  • Provide general administrative support to the purchasing manager


This is a full time, permanent opportunity working Monday to Friday 08:30am to 17:30pm

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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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Nicola Swallow