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Purchasing Assistant 1970-01-01 Purchasing Assistant needed urgently!Are you looking for your next challenge?Do you have experience with Purchasing and SAP? OA Recruitment are seeking an experienced Purchasing Assistant for a temp to perm position with a Bedford based company who h OA Brand 1970-02-01

Purchasing Assistant.

£13 per hour

Karen Elkins
E: Karen.E@weareoa.co.uk
T: 01234 347069

16313 DAY

£13 per hour




Purchasing Assistant needed urgently!

Are you looking for your next challenge?

Do you have experience with Purchasing and SAP?


OA Recruitment are seeking an experienced Purchasing Assistant for a temp to perm position with a Bedford based company who have operated for nearly 70 years.


About the company:

Working within key markets including metals, mining, energy, elevators & escalators, the company specializes in the design, manufacture and supply of advanced braking technologies for industrial applications.  Based on Ampthill Road in Bedford the company is well located for access via the main routes through Bedford or via the southern bypass.

About the job:

You will be initially start working on a temp to perm basis and will be responsible for providing admin support to the purchasing department by assisting with the procurement of goods, materials and consumable items whilst maintaining relationships with customers and colleagues alike.

Duties include:


  • Enter purchase requisitions onto the SAP computer system.
  • Generate purchase requirements from MRP. Analyse and review the needs prior to placing orders.
  • Print and place purchase orders by post or e-mail.
  • Receive acknowledgments for POs and update the system if necessary.
  • Expedite late deliveries and maintain revised delivery dates in the system.
  • Prepare and type correspondence, debit notes on supplier returns, letters, reports and advice notes.
  • Receive advice notes and prepare input for goods receiving via computer.
  • Assist with the upkeep of stationery material, making sure that adequate stocks are maintained.

The Purchasing Assistant role is office based and you will be working 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday and the pay for this role is: £12.82ph.

To be considered for this role you will need to have:

  • experience of working within a similar role 
  • experience of using SAP
  • excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • good time management

If this sounds like you then don't hesitate to submit your application or call Karen on 01234 347069.....our client is looking to interview as soon as possible so don't delay.


Established in 1995, OA is an independently owned recruitment agency specialising in the supply of temporary, contract and permanent placements. OA are committed to placing the right candidate in the right job every time and pride ourselves in outstanding levels of Candidate Satisfaction

Thank you for your interest in this position. It is with regret that we are unable to respond personally to each individual application due to the high volume of CVs we receive on a daily basis. However, your application will be reviewed by one of our qualified consultants within the next 48 hours. If you do not hear from us within this time period, you have unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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