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Connecting Talent to opportunity

Purchasing Assistant / Expeditor


Job Description:

We are proud to be working closely with a growing Engineering Manufacture whose sales are increasing year on year!

We are seeking a Purchasing Assistant / Expeditor to join an excellent team supporting procurement and planning functions, this is a pivotal role in the team expediting purchase orders and building great relationships with suppliers to ensure on time delivery is met.

What will the Purchasing Assistant / Expeditor be doing?


  • Generate and send out all Supplier Order books weekly. Update Syspro Purchase Orders with responses upon receipt of supplier delivery updates.
  • Action Material Requirement Planning driven Re-schedule messages, including re-schedule in/out, cancellations.
  • Manage Supplier Acknowledgements, including verification and then updating of acknowledgement against Purchase Order.
  • To communicate directly with Suppliers to expedite Purchase Orders and understand the reasons for any delays.
  • To work closely with and escalate to the relevant Buyer, any challenging supplier delivery delays and any supplier communication issues.
  • To represent the Purchasing Department in the weekly Sales Order/Production Meeting, including preparation of answers on external shortages.


What will the Purchasing Assistant / Expeditor be awarded?


  • £28K - £30K Salary
  • Profit and personally related bonus (around 10%)
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holiday
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Group income protection



Do you have experience performing duties of a Purchasing Assistant / Expeditor in an engineering manufacture? We want to hear from you?! APPLY NOW  

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    + Bonus

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Manufacturing