Purchasing Assistant

Location Gloucester
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££24000 - £28000 per annum
Contact name: Conor Winchle

Contact email: construction@ivyresourcegroup.com
Job ref: SHPURAS_1682688141
Published: 12 months ago

Purchasing Assistant

- Gloucester

- Full time, Permanent

- Salary up to £28,000 per annum

We are looking for a candidate who can look at sales and purchasing data and competently purchase stock based on those figures. You will have worked within a purchasing team buying fast moving consumer goods. The successful candidate will have excellent numerical skills, and previous experience within a purchasing role.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with suppliers
  • Look and order products using run-rates of products
  • Ensure stock is purchased when products fall below the minimum quantity
  • Generate and send purchase orders
  • General purchasing administration including pricing updates
  • Assist the Commercial Director with purchasing tasks
  • Review, suggest and implement improvements
  • Any other reasonable duties

What you will need:

  • Experience in a purchasing role
  • Experience buying fast moving consumer goods is beneficial
  • An understanding of product ranges rather than parts
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • High level of numeracy
  • Attention to detail


  • Additional leave
  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay

If you believe you are suitable for this position, please apply now!