Purchasing Administrative Assistant

We have an excellent opportunity for a strong Administrator to join our Purchasing Department, reporting directly to the Purchasing Manager. The successful applicant will undertake all administrative tasks and support the wider team of buyers. Bridgnorth Aluminium Ltd will provide you with opportunities to learn and grow into the role by training, coaching and mentoring you.

Main Skills and Responsibilities:


  • To carry out all admin tasks in relation to the Purchasing function.
  • Supporting Accounts and Engineering in goods receipts to enable prompt and timely payments.
  • Adhere to Purchasing policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to deadlines set by your peers and the business.
  • Setting up new supplier accounts and sending out our documentation.
  • Completing supplier documentation.
  • Logging and checking all import forms.
  • Chasing late orders for the department and ensuring firm delivery dates from suppliers – communicating back to relevant parties.
  • Supporting the Purchasing department as required.


Skills Essential for the Role:

  • GCSE in English Language, Maths, and Science Grade A-C.
  • 2 years minimum experience in an administrative role.
  • Competent with computers and Microsoft office such as Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  •  Numerically confident


Working Hours:

Monday to Friday – Flexitime



·         Pension matched up to 7%

·         4 x Annual Salary Life Assurance

·         Health Cash Plan

·         Monthly and Annual Company Performance Bonus

·         Attendance Bonus

·         Cycle to Work Scheme

·         Wellbeing Support

·         Ironbridge Gorge Museum tickets for employees and their families


Safety is vital for all jobs in BAL; therefore, all candidates must be able to have the ability to follow and initiate safety practices, policies and procedures at all times.

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