Procurement Administrator

  • Job Reference: 00000383-1
  • Date Posted: 8 November 2023
  • Recruiter: Supply Chain People
  • Location: Glen Parva, Leicester
  • Salary: £20,000 to £23,000
  • Sector: Retail, Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Barbara Robertson
  • Email:

Job Description

Procurement Assistant

£20,000 - £23,000

Office based,  9am - 5pm, 28 days holiday + pension + discounts

Are you a motivated and organised individual looking for your next role where you can put down roots, and branch out, and climb your career ladder?  You might already have some administrative skills, maybe in a manufacturing organisation with some experience of stock / inventory - even better if you’ve been in a purchasing / procurement department already!  

This furniture manufacturing business is seeking a Procurement Assistant who can contribute to their success by providing purchasing administrative support, displaying initiative, and confidently engaging with their suppliers. This role is an entry point into a promising career in procurement, with the potential to evolve into a more senior role, responsible for sourcing items used in manufacturing and other consumable items that the business requires.

This role offers an exciting opportunity for career development, where you can pave your path towards becoming a vital part of our procurement team.

What you’ll be doing:

You’ll be working with all functions of the business to ensure that it has everything it requires to run efficiently, this will include; purchasing packaging, paint, consumables, tooling and equipment. To do this you will:

  • Organise the purchase order process, including matching orders to invoices, chase suppliers, helping to prevent items being out of stock.

  • Obtain quotes and input data.

  • Manage optimal inventory levels, helping identify the best stock levels.

  • Finding best prices, terms and quality.

  • Issue timely purchase orders.

  • Assist with stock checking.

  • Develop supplier relationships.

On offer:

  • Career Development:  This role provides a stepping stone for you to advance into a more senior position.

  • Competitive Compensation: A competitive salary and benefits package.

  • Exciting Growth: This business has significant expansion plans, creating numerous career advancement opportunities.

  • A Supportive Team: Be part of a dynamic team of professionals who are passionate about what they do.


  • Administrative experience with growth potential

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Initiative and problem-solving experience.

  • Strong organisational and time management abilities.

  • Confidence with numerical data and accurate data processing

  • Ability to follow processes and procedures, with a keen attention to detail.

  • Available to work in-office 9am - 5pm.


Your role will develop to include; market research, meeting with suppliers, negotiation, implementing new business systems and developing the purchasing function as the business develops. The opportunity will develop as quickly as you can learn!

Apply now! 

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