Buyer’s Assistant and Administration Apprentice, Aylesford

This role involves working within the purchasing department, with an overall remit to assist with our purchase processes and manage the Buyers Admin.

Your key responsibilities and duties within the role of Buyers Assistant will consist of:

  • Placing orders with suppliers
  • Maintain checks on existing unfulfilled orders
  • Keep purchasing records updated by receiving goods in and matching supplier invoices
  • Assist with supplier and stock queries
  • Ensure timely fulfilment of goods ordered
  • Ensure general admin is kept up to date


  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Previous experience within a Buying department, desirable but not essential
  • Demonstrate interpersonal/communication skills
  • Ability to maintain strong relationships with suppliers and senior staff
  • Demonstrate influencing and organisational skills
  • Ability to analyse sales figures to maintain stock levels
  • Must be reliable, motivated, and punctual


Level 2 Apprenticeship in Business and Administration (Diploma, Employee Rights and Responsibilities, and Maths, English and ICT if required)


£18,000 per annum

Working week:

Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm with a half hour lunch break

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