Parkside Recruitment

Purchasing Co-ordinator

Our client based in Slough, Berkshire are currently recruiting for a Part-Time Temporary Purchasing Administrator to commence ASAP for an ongoing period.

This is an excellent opportunity for candidates looking to work Part Time for a company offering flexible working hours!

Working Hours

Monday to Friday 09:30 - 15:30 30 hours a week (flexible with time of hours)

Job Purpose

To place orders with suppliers, progressing orders to ensure that the goods are delivered for the requested date.


  • To monitor stock levels within the business ensuring sufficient stock is available.

  • Planning, scheduling and generating purchase orders to ensure continuity of supply to the organisations

  • To liaise with department managers on components required for up and coming production plans.

  • Communicating and checking our long term supply chain to ensure that goods are shipped from overseas at the correct time in line with our requested delivery dates.

  • Administrating all areas of purchasing


  • Good knowledge of Microsoft word and in particular excel.

  • Experience and knowledge of processes within the Manufacturing sector.

  • Experience working within a Factory/Warehouse environment.

  • Good judgement and analytical ability.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with awareness of deadlines.

  • MRP experience is desirable but not essential.

Personal Qualities

  • You must be able to work from you own initiative.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with the awareness of deadlines.

  • You must be a self motivated and proactive.

  • A good problem solver.

  • Open honest and approachable working style.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

  • Excellent communication skills at all levels, both verbal and written.

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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