Buying Assistant

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Job description

As a Buying Assistant, you’ll play a vital role by working closely with suppliers, keeping accurate purchase records, and ensuring smooth operations. Your attention to detail, organizational skills, and clear communication will be key in supporting our business.


  • Help find suppliers and gather price quotes for needed goods and services.
  • Create and manage purchase orders, making sure they’re correct and follow company rules.
  • Communicate with our Head Office and suppliers to confirm orders, discuss terms, and fix any problems.
  • Check invoices against purchase orders and solve any billing issues.
  • Keep precise records of purchases, including prices, deliveries, and supplier details.
  • Assist in evaluating supplier performance and finding ways to save money or improve processes.
  • Stay updated on new products and industry changes related to purchasing.
  • Follow company rules for purchasing and managing inventory.


  • Having education or certification in purchasing or supply chain management is a plus.
  • Experience in a similar role, especially in manufacturing, retail, or distribution, is preferred.
  • Good with Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word.
  • Knowing how to use purchasing software is a bonus.
  • Great at organizing tasks and managing deadlines.
  • Pay close attention to detail and keep accurate records.
  • Can communicate well, both verbally and in writing, especially with suppliers.
  • Respectful of confidentiality and always act with integrity.

Additional Benefits:

  • Discounts for personal purchases
  • Pension plan with a good employer contribution
  • Employee assistance program
  • Incentive for passing driving test
  • Provided uniforms
  • Opportunities for long-term growth


Nathaniel O'Reilly

Nathaniel O'Reilly

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