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Purchasing Assistant

Posted 9 March by Brewster Pratap Easy Apply Ended


The Brewster Pratap Recruitment Group are currently working alongside a Doncaster based manufacturing business to recruit a Purchasing Assistant. This is a brand new role within the business will work alongside the Purchasing Manager to ensure the best quality goods and services are sourced, at the most competitive prices to enable the company to operate efficiently and effectively.

Ideally located within Doncaster, my client are easily accessible for experienced Purchasing/ Buying /Procurement candidates living in Doncaster, Rotherham, Barnsley, Rotherham and surrounding areas.


As Purchasing Assistant and reporting into the Purchasing Manager duties will include:

  • Raising and receiving approval of all purchase orders in line with company ordering policy
  • Liaising with suppliers regarding orders, pricing and lead times
  • Ordering materials required in a timely and efficient manner and in line with company order in policy
  • Ensuring Emax filters are checked daily and any issues resolved
  • Checking PRE MRP Filter in-line with QMS
  • Maintain and ensure accurate records are kept on file including supplier performance and contracts
  • Monitor and review the MRP'S within agreed timescales
  • Review and maintain sound internal controls and develop, improve the current systems where necessary
  • Providing ad-hoc reporting as and when required
  • Monitor and control Cromwell software, including adding parts and reporting.


  • Excellent communication skills and a professional manner
  • Ability to establish good relationships with suppliers
  • Knowledge and experience of computers and I.T Systems including Microsoft and advanced Excel
  • Knowledge and experience of purchasing functions and internal controls
  • Capable of managing own workload and meeting deadlines
  • A team player with a flexible approach and a willingness to learn


  • Salary negotiable dependant on experience
  • Fantastic opportunity to work
  • Onsite parking
  • Pension scheme

Brewster Pratap Business & Office Support is a division of the Brewster Pratap Recruitment Group focusing on the recruitment of talent in administration, business support, HR, sales, marketing and purchasing jobs in in South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, East Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. If you are interested in discussing this job in more detail or any other aspect of business and office support recruitment we would really like to hear from you. Please visit our website at for more information.

Required skills

  • buyer
  • purchasing
  • buying
  • procurement
  • manufacturing

Reference: 34653151

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