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Purchasing Assistant

Job Category: Purchasing Assistant
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Coventry
Company: Rocket Staffing

Salary: £25-27k

Location: Coventry

Hours: Monday to Thursday: 07:30 – 16:30, Friday: 07:30 – 12:30

We are looking for an experienced Purchasing Assistant to join a welcoming family-run business in Coventry.

Your primary role will be to assist in procuring direct and indirect commodities.

You’ll help maintain continuous availability of essential products, materials, and components for the production process while effectively managing the procurement administration.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Purchasing team by managing a small product category.
  • Procure a variety of commodities, from workwear and stationery to components and subcontract processes.
  • Convert Purchase Requisitions into Purchase Orders using the MRP/ERP system.
  • Meet cost reduction targets within the supplier base.
  • Obtain supplier quotations and perform in-depth cost analysis.
  • Ensure effective communication with Production Planning and Sales departments.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with key suppliers.
  • Coordinate internal support to meet customer requirements.
  • Provide purchasing support for special projects.
  • Monitor financial relationships with key suppliers, including payment status and invoice queries.
  • Adhere to company quality and environmental standards.
  • Perform additional ad-hoc duties as needed.


  • 33 days holiday including Bank Holidays
  • Christmas shutdown
  • Onsite parking
  • Medicash extras

Apply today!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: £25,000.00-£27,000.00 per year


  • Additional leave
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking

Ready to apply?

Ready to unveil your exceptional talents? Take the leap and submit your application now, and our team of exceptionally friendly rocket staff will be in touch if you meet the criteria for the role.

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