Purchasing Assistant / Procurement Admin /Logistics Coordinator

West Malling, Kent, England
£15000 - £18000 per annum
08 Jul 2019
05 Aug 2019
Bluetown Online
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Trainee Purchasing & Logistics Coordinator

Location: West Malling, Kent

Salary: £15,000 - £18,000, depending on Experience

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

The company specialises in the design, manufacture and installation of integrated, future-proofed mezzanine flooring solutions for major logistics and manufacturing centres in the UK and across Europe. Their services maximise space and help optimise storage, warehousing & distribution and production processes for today's evolving businesses.

They have an exciting opportunity for someone with a strong administration background who is interested in pursuing a career within purchasing and logistics. You will be working within a small team of Production Controllers, reporting to the Group Procurement Manager who will provide on-the-job training and mentoring to progress into a more senior role.

Job Duties:

  • To provide administration support to the team of Production Controllers
  • To learn how to make purchasing decisions that are cost effective and within budget
  • To assist the Production Controller in advising the Contracts Department on project start dates and material delivery dates
  • To check next day deliveries and collections to identify delays
  • To learn how to assist with accurate quotation of projects to support the business needs


  • GCSE's with at least a C grade in English and Maths or equivalent
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • An excellent administrator who is quick to learn Ideally some project management skills, particularly planning, scheduling and controlling
  • Good financial awareness
  • Excellent IT skills especially in Outlook and MS Office Excellent numeracy skills

They are looking for someone who has a positive, can-do attitude with a proactive approach.


In return you will be a part of a global enterprise who pride themselves on prioritising the development and advancement of their employees. Along with a competitive salary, you can expect a generous bonus scheme, company contributory pension scheme, paid holiday allowance including additional holiday for Christmas, a substantial reward and recognition scheme and the opportunity to be exposed to working within a global work environment.

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Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Procurement Officer, Procurement Advisor, Purchaser, Purchasing, Procurement Administrator, Procurement Executive, Procurement Operations, Assistant Procurement Executive, Procurement Admin, Purchasing Assistant, Assistant Buyer, Procurement Assistant, Senior Administrator, Transport Planner, Logistics Coordinator, Transport Coordinator, Administrative Assistant, Customer Support, Support Administrator, Support Staff, Business Administrator, Customer Support Advisor, Customer Services Officer, Admin Support, Logistics Analyst will be considered for this role.

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