Purchasing Assistant

Are you a buyer administrator / purchasing assistant? Are you looking for an exciting opportunity with career progression? Would you like to work for a growing business who are expanding overseas?



My client is an engineering business that supply to the world's aerospace and defence companies.

They have seen a significant period of growth and are looking to expand their procurement team.

They offer fantastic career opportunities and like to promote within.

25 days holiday, death in service benefits, pension etc



Key Responsibilities as a Purchasing Assistant:




  • Raise and expedite purchase orders

  • Source materials and components from an approved supplier database

  • Update and maintain purchase order delivery dates on the companies MRP system

  • Review KPI reports to ensure supplier quality and delivery and correct any short comings

  • Progress chasing to ensure delivery dates are met



Skills and Experience required as a purchasing assistant:




  • Excellent ICT experience

  • Attention to detail in particular to data entry

  • Excellent telephone manner

  • Be able to communicate at all levels

  • Previous experience within a purchasing / buying department

  • Have a flexible approach

  • Although a background in an engineering / aerospace company would be beneficial it is not necessary

  • Having a knowledge of quality standards such as ISO9001 would be an advantage but not necessary



Salary Expectations: up to £24,000 to be reviewed after 6 months


Location: Poole



Call Nathan at Holt Engineering on 01202 237383 with any questions



Buyer / procurement / purchasing / MRP / Aerospace / Manufacturing / Engineering




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