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Purchasing Assistant (Part Time)

£19000 - £20000 Per Annum Pro Rata

Purchasing Assistant (Part Time)
£19,000 - £20,000 Per Annum Pro Rata
Shepshed, Loughborough

We are recruiting for our client based in Shepshed, Loughborough

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to support in the Purchasing Department for a company that supplies and distributes industrial products throughout the UK.

This is a part time position, working 20 Hours per week to be worked over 5 days. Hours are flexible and can be negotiated with the client, however an AM start is necessary due to liaising with overseas manufacturers and suppliers.

Working with a friendly team in a modern office environment you will provide efficient and proactive support.

The role involves the following:

  • Chasing orders from factories and suppliers
  • Confirming orders
  • Order dispatching
  • Updating the database with due dates
  • Ensuring weekly orders raised and completed
  • Generating customer sales and stock analysis spreadsheets
  • Dealing and chasing queries
  • Maintaining purchasing data on the company computer system


The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Diligent and task focused
  • Able to do basic tasks on Microsoft Excel spreadsheets
  • Have purchasing experience or experience in a purchasing department
  • Previously worked with overseas suppliers
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Be able to work to deadlines and prioritise workloads
  • Ability to work as part of team
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Work well under pressure


In return you will be offered a competitive salary, with private pension scheme, and generous holiday entitlement and opportunity for career progression.

If you are interested in this role apply now. Alternatively, you can email your CV to or call for an informal chat on 0116 233 4404

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