Purchasing Assistant

Based in Maidstone, Kent the Purchasing Assistant will place purchase, ensure timely delivery of stock and maintain supply inventory levels.

Client Details

Based in Maidstone, Kent our client are leading manufacturers within their field. Accredited for their performance they are well know within the industry.


The Purchasing Assistant will be responsible for:
  • Monitoring stock levels and identifying purchasing needs
  • Placing orders and setting up new vendors
  • Chasing outstanding orders and ensuring timely delivery
  • Creating new product codes where required
  • Maintaining strong working relationships with our vendors
  • Attend weekly meetings with the Procurement Manager
  • Evaluate offers from vendors and negotiate better prices where possible
  • Maintain updated records of invoices


The successful Purchasing Assistant will be able to demonstrate:
  • Experience in a purchasing environment
  • Strong understanding of supply chain procedures
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to organise and prioritise
  • Good communication and negotiation skills

Job Offer

Competitive salary and package
Job Type
£20000 to £25000 Per Annum
Career Level
1st Job / Graduate|Early Career (1 to 3 years)|Experienced (4 years +)
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