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Purchasing Assistant

Purchasing Assistant

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Purchasing Assistant​


Monday to Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (flexibility required)

  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications
  • 28 days annual leave, with accrual after continuous service
  • Free parking
  • Staff discounts

Job details

Bishops Beds is seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Purchasing Assistant to join our team in the Peterlee office.

The successful candidate will have previous experience within a purchasing role; however, some office experience and knowledge of Sage would be advantageous. Full training will be provided to the right candidate, who must have no criminal convictions and possess a strong work ethic.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creating Purchase Orders as needed
  • Working closely with suppliers to ensure correct orders are delivered on time
  • Communicating delivery status of orders with the sales team
  • Maintaining supplier pricing information


  • Previous experience in a purchasing role is preferred
  • Some office experience and knowledge of Sage is advantageous but not required
  • Keen and hardworking attitude
  • No criminal convictions

To Apply:

For an informal discussion about the purchasing assistant role, please contact our office at 0191 586 0010. To apply, send an up-to-date CV to Kelly Vinnicombe at or letter to: Kelly Vinnicombe, Bishops Beds, 2 Brindley Place, Southwest Industrial Estate, Peterlee, SR8 2LT.

Closing Date: 1st May 2023

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