Purchasing Assistant
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We are looking for a dedicated and hardworking candidate to join our Logistics Department as a Purchasing Assistant.

As a Purchasing Assistant, you will have to arrange the equipment and materials required by the company. You will also have to manage timely deliveries, search vendors and maintain purchase orders records such as discounts, invoices, and dates etc. You should have excellent knowledge of supply chain procedures and analyze costs. Eventually, you will maintain stock properly with effective purchases.

If your experience and skills match our criteria for the role of Purchasing Assistant, apply for this job now. We will love to meet you.


  • Recognize purchasing needs and determine the status of existing stock.

  • Perform research of industry to know about the current pricing trends.

  • Compose cost examination and set better prices by assessing offers by vendors.

  • Maintain friendly relationships with vendors.

  • Keep a track of orders and make sure deliveries are being made on time.

  • Record and update the details of vendors, discount offers, dates, etc. in our company’s internal database.

  • Ensure that products and materials are in good condition by liaising with warehouse staff.

  • Be in touch with suppliers when required for change in orders or their confirmation.


  • BS in Logistics, Business Ddministration or relevant field. A high school diploma will also be considered.

  • Proven 3 to 4 years of experience working as a Purchasing Assistant, Purchasing Officer or a similar role.

  • Solid experience of purchasing software such as Procurify or SpendMap.

  • Outstanding knowledge of supply chain procedures.

  • Great understanding of the market and current market trends.

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Proficient in MS Office.

  • Ability to work in a team or individually as and when required.

  • Ability to manage and handle multiple tasks.

  • Outstanding problem-solving skills.

  • Exceptional attention to detail.

  • Hard-working individual.

  • Good time management abilities.

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