Purchasing Assistant

Location Fareham
Salary £18000 - £25000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Admin & Support
Reference J8626-2
Do you have a love of sailing and are you looking for that first step or next step in the Marine Industry?
We are working with an expanding company who have purchased a group of chandleries. This dynamic and passionate company are looking to grow their team! They are looking for a Purchasing Assistant to help support the Purchasing Manager.

Day to day tasks will include:
  • Phone and email enquiries, order processing and business administration
  • Raising and sending purchase orders
  • Raising and sending sales orders, passing enquiries on to relevant team members
  • Supplier order acknowledgement, resolving queries and organising deliveries to deadlines
  • Maintain accurate supplier cost and product reference information in the company stock management system
  • Warehouse stock co-ordination
  • Customer assistance in all aspects of product recommendation and product knowledge
  • Data inputting into ERP system, ensuring stock file record are up to date and accurate
  • Track inbound and outbound orders and deliveries to chandlery stores
  • Monitoring and process product returns, keeping the system & related records up to date
  • Support the warehouse/dispatch team

The ideal Candidate will have:
  • A firm knowledge of sailing or marine industry
  • Customer service experience
  • A good understanding of Microsoft Word & Excel, Computer literate
  • Meticulously and very good attention to detail
  • Organised with the ability to Multi-task
  • Ability to take direction, work as part of a team as well as on your own initiative
  • Desirable:
  • Purchasing, buying experience
  • ERP System experience
  • Knowledge of procurement processes, policies and procedures

Our client is offering:

  • An evolving role in an established but expanding company with progression opportunities
  • Full training, to enable you to excel in your new role
  • Team social events
  • Free parking
  • Pension plan
  • 30 days holiday
  • Staff discount

So if you are:
  • Passionate about the marine industry
  • Have a purchasing experience or the desire to learn quickly
  • A team player and good communicator
We would love to hear from you!
Get in touch today, via email Stephanie@marineresources.co.uk or call 02381 680 502

Along with this role we also a similar opertunity as a Supply Chain Coordinator in Southampton ! 
Get in touch now and we can put you forward for both opertunities if you match the skill sets required.


Marine Resources Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent and fixed term contract recruitment and as an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Please note that by applying for this job you accept our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy which can be found on our website.