We’re Hiring! Purchasing Assistant Vacancy | BOYCO

June 2023

We’re looking for an experienced Purchasing Assistant to join our growing, dynamic manufacturing business based in Cheadle Heath (SK3).

Are you looking for a new challenge? We’re looking for a Part-Time Purchasing Assistant to join our friendly team! 

The Purchasing Assistant will be responsible for all purchasing and goods in/out of raw materials and products. The role will involve being methodical, organized and hands-on to ensure the smooth flow of materials and products into and out of the business. Being computer literate is a pre-requisite as is maintaining and developing company ethos, reputation and values.


  • Maintain and develop our ethos, reputation and values
  • Develop and maintain relationships with vendors and suppliers
  • Negotiate prices and terms of sale with vendors and suppliers
  • Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other important data on the SAGE accounting system
  • Monitor inventory levels and order necessary supplies
  • Research potential vendors and suppliers
  • Process purchase orders in a timely manner
  • Ensure that all orders are accurate and delivered on time

Skills and experience required:

  • Purchase items from requisitions and job cards
  • Ideally conversant with SAGE 50 accounting software
  • Able to negotiate prices within given budgets
  • Able to understand drawings, preferably an understanding of wood cabinetry and timber products
  • Receive and quality check goods into the warehouse
  • Identify each product and label it as stock or with the project number and locate in the warehouse ready for dispatch or move it to the relevant department for storage
  • Updating the project management systems with the goods in details
  • Organising goods ready for dispatch
  • Planning and arranging logistics for shipping all necessary products to site within budgets
  • Coordinating multidrop deliveries
  • Arranging and booking in next-day carriers, including using the online portal and printing off all necessary paperwork

If this sounds like the perfect role for you, please email your CV and a Covering Letter to:

Or, to find out more, please contact us on: 0161 428 7077 or email:

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