Purchasing Assistant

  • Location
    Wednesbury, West Midlands
  • Salary
    £ 9.5 - £ 12 / Hourly
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Purchasing and Procurement
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Administrator


Based in Wednesbury

Purchasing Assistant

Temporary - Permanent


£9.50ph - £12.00ph

M-F 9.00am 5.00pm

We are currently recruiting for a Purchasing Assistant to join our industrial client based in Wednesbury. This is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door within a growing company. Experience is not required, just a willingness to learn and a fantastic work ethic.

The Role:

  • Ensure timely issue of enquires to our supply chain.

  • Ensure orders are placed to meet programmes requirements.

  • Liaise with the management team and ensure jobs are issued in good time to meet deadlines.

  • Liaise with specialist suppliers to ensure all projects can be carried out in the most cost-effective way.

  • Ensure enquiries are sent to sub-contractors and suppliers with the anticipated procurement programme, to gain cost certainty, to meet the build programme.

  • Monitoring delivery dates.

  • Use of purchasing software.

  • Ensures orders are raised with consideration against time, cost and quality.

  • Negotiation skills.


  • Computer literate

  • Good work ethic

  • Interest in purchasing

If the above sounds of interest, please apply directly to the advert with your most up to date CV to best demonstrate your experience - Applications will be sifted through daily.

Adecco are an equal opportunities employer.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Yasmine Davis