Purchasing Assistant

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established company in Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire. Househam Sprayers is the UK’s leading manufacturer of self-propelled crop sprayers, distributing to both the UK and Export markets.

A Purchasing Assistant required for immediate start, to assist the Purchasing Manager and Buyer with administrative duties within the department.

As a member of the Househam Purchasing team, your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Raising ad-hoc orders when required
  • Follow up with suppliers, as needed, to confirm or change orders
  • Expedite orders and ensure timely delivery
  • Other general duties within the Purchasing/Supply Chain functions

The ideal candidate will have previous purchasing experience, with the aptitude to solve problems effectively and efficiently, with a ‘can do’ attitude. They will also:

  • Be able to work well under pressure
  • Have a good range of IT skills with knowledge of Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Be able to work as part of a team or under own initiative
  • Have an organised approach to work and good time management skills, with high attention to detail
  • Have good interpersonal skills

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of Microsoft Navision software is advantageous, but not essential
  • Experience of MRP is advantageous, but not essential

We offer:

  • Attractive Salary dependant on experience with annual holiday entitlement (pro-rata)
  • Free on-site parking

Hours of Work:

  • 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday


If you would like to apply for this position, please forward your CV with a covering letter to [email protected]

Closing Date: 07 May 2021