Procurement Assistant

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  • Permanent
  • Westbury
  • Salary: £10.66 Per hour

Website Response_direct Direct Response Employment Services

Direct Response Employment Services is your local employment agency set in the centre of Trowbridge, Wiltshire

We are delighted to be recruiting a Procurement Assistant to join our client’s well-established team.

As a Procurement Assistant, you will undertake wide-ranging purchasing activities and related administration as required by the needs of the business to ensure that projects are manufactured in a timely manner and to the specified standard in line with policy, procedures, and best practice.


  • Provide a wide range of support, to ensure the Purchasing Department, operates in a well-organised and efficient manner. This will involve running, and managing reports, as required.
  • Order placement with suppliers, monitoring / expediting against the production schedule to fulfil project requirements.
  • Maintain a high level of customer service to external and internal customers to develop positive working relationships.
  • Ensure that the processes within your control adhere to operational requirements in line with quality, cost, delivery, and Health and Safety requirements as determined by the company and legislation.
  • Personal training and development to enable personal and business success.

Person Specification:

  • Resourceful, commercially aware, and enthusiastic.
  • Willingness to learn and develop existing skills
  • Excellent planning, numeracy, and communication skills
  • Detail conscious with an organized and methodical approach to work
  • Relevant knowledge/experience of working within engineering, purchasing, or supply chain environment and/or expediting would be a definite advantage.
  • Work on your own initiative and be proactive.
  • Committed to working as part of a team.
  • Able to establish and maintain positive relationships at all levels.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel, good general IT skills
  • The exactness of this role description may vary according to changing departmental and operational needs and you may be required to undertake other such duties as may be required from time to time.

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