Branch Support & Purchasing Assistant

Hayley Group
13 Apr 2018
28 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Branch Support & Purchasing Assistant

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Hayley Group have been in business 41 year and continue to experience substantial year on year growth by focusing on our 3 main principles, Stock, Service and People

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Branch Support/Purchasing Assistant to join the Hayley Group team working the Group Purchasing and Branch Support Department at Halesowen. The role is a development opportunity for a bright individual to progress within a dynamic and growing distribution business primarily covering our Bearings and Transmission product ranges.

Key responsibilities;

  • Internal customer support for our branch network, via both phone calls and email.
  • Obtaining quotes and negotiating with suppliers for branches enquires, as well answering basic technical questions.
  • Assisting branches with system queries on part numbers, stock and prices.
  • Raising and placing purchase order on specific suppliers, including ensuring prices and carriage charges are correct.
  • Processing order acknowledgment from suppliers and keeping branches informed of any changes.
  • Progressing orders to ensure delivery dates are met and well as resolving overdue deliveries with suppliers.
  • Resolving invoice queries.

On-the-job training and support will be given to the successful candidate to ensure you are able to learn the product range and supplier base. The ideal candidate will:

  • GCSE's A-C grade
  • Be educated to A Level standard or equivalent
  • Have product knowledge of bearings and transmission product, but this is not essential
  • Be motivated with a flexible and proactive attitude and possess a willingness to learn
  • Have good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good Microsoft Office skills

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