Purchasing Assistant

Near Market Place
Starting at £18,000.00
10 Jan 2019
07 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


JME Site Services Limited

Starting at £18,000.00

We are currently looking for a purchasing assistant to join our Site Support Team.

Based at our Head Office in Belper, Derbyshire, our site support team is the seamless interface between our customers’ requirements and our on-site delivery, and as such forms a vital part of our business.

As well as being an excellent communicator and team player, a successful applicant would have the following characteristics:

  • At least three years construction/engineering - based purchasing experience
  • Highly organised and methodical, with excellent attention to detail
  • Have good knowledge of the entire purchasing process and be commercially aware
  • Show confidence in interacting with people at all levels
  • An ability to work under their own initiative, with good time management skills
  • Be numerate and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word
  • Proactive in building and maintaining working relationships with customers, on-site teams and suppliers.

Main Tasks will involve:


  • Daily communication with both customers and suppliers
  • Working closely with the office based site support team, providing support where required


  • Assist in the raising of purchase orders
  • Process supplier invoices
  • Raise queries with suppliers
  • Ordering and coordinating delivery of goods
  • Perform purchasing-based data entry
  • Chase orders and monitor status


  • Liaise with sales managers regarding quotes
  • Resolve customer queries
  • Maintain communication with site-based personnel, ensuring that all project-based requirements have been met
  • Assist with creation of new projects on systems
  • Send quotes to customers
  • Chase up quotes
  • Monitor project status to ensure that data is up to date, and raise any queries with the site support team
  • Keep project data up to date
  • Obtain end of project sign-off sheets

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