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Purchasing Assistant - Burgess Hill

HPC Offices Burgess Hill

Description: A vacancy has arisen within HPC Compressed Air Systems, Burgess Hill for a Purchasing Assistant to liaise with key suppliers and provide a professional and efficient service to customers. Please note that this role also includes some main reception and switchboard duties to cover for lunchtimes and any absences including holidays and sick as and when needed (full training will be provided). 

Responsibilities include:

  • processing a high volume of purchase orders both for spares and capital equipment
  • ensuring all orders are processed efficiently and accurately
  • liaising directly with suppliers to achieve delivery expectations and quality requirements
  • maintaining all relevant office administration, filing and archiving current
  • main reception and switchboard duties as and when required

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills:

  • A desire and ability to work within a busy team and on their own initiative
  • Good IT skills
  • Good attention to detail and the ability to work to deadlines
  • Willing and able to take instruction, training and to learn  
  • Good telephone manner and confidence

HPC is offering a competitive salary with company benefits including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, company sickness with a pension scheme and private healthcare after a qualifying period.

A leader in the UK market for fifty years, HPC’s compressed air systems can be found throughout British industry, from workshops and garages to factories and power stations. HPC Compressed Air Systems is recognised as the gold standard in the industry, supplying innovative products and system solutions to the UK’s highest quality manufacturing businesses.

If you are interested in this position and can offer the necessary skills, please send your application by email to or apply in writing with your CV & covering letter, outlining how your experience matches our requirements to:

Catherine Delahunty
Personnel Administrator
HPC plc
Victoria Gardens
Burgess Hill
West Sussex
RH15 9RQ

Telephone: 01444 241671 


Location: HPC Burgess Hill

Department: Purchasing

Responsible To: Purchasing Manager

HPC Contact Name: Catherine Delahunty

Contact email:

Posted: 19th June 2018

Deadline: Open