Assistant / Administrator

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  • Vacancy Title
  • Assistant / Administrator
  • Company
  • HSS Hire
  • Reference Number
  • 3815
  • Location
  • Think Park
  • Job Description
  • Assistant/Administrator – Procurement/Purchasing/Buyer

    12 months FTC (Hybrid)

    This is a great role to start a career in the world of Procurement, Purchasing or Buying, as an Assistant/Administrator to join us on a 12-month fixed term contract. This is an exciting time to join us! We are working on some fantastic forward-thinking projects that you will have the chance to support.

    You’ll be provided with full training in the world of Procurement, you’ll get the opportunity to learn all about buying, ordering and suppliers!

    We work on a hybrid basis, and you can split your working week between working from home and in our brand-new Manchester office in Trafford Park. We have modern facilities, collaborative break out areas, onsite café/restaurant, and a free onsite gym.

    We also support flexible working patterns to really ensure you have that work/life balance that suits you.

    What will you bring?

    • Effective and efficient problem solver
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, utilising tools such as VLOOKUP and Pivot Tables
    • Keen to learn and work in a fast-paced environment

    What will you do?

    • You will process orders and business purchases
    • You will develop great working relationships such as external suppliers and internal stakeholders
    • You will carry our procurement administration such as requesting quotes, updating price and deliver records, updating systems and raising purchase order numbers in our in-house system
    • You’ll manage the Procurement mailbox and be the first point of contact triaging enquiries through to resolution
    • And you’ll get the chance to support the Procurement Manager as and when required, getting an insight into the leadership role

    What do you get back?

    Our colleagues are at the heart of everything we do. We want to make sure every single colleague feels valued and rewarded for the job they do and are given the opportunity to develop a long-term career with us.

    You will receive:

    • Competitive salary with access to our company pension allowing you to save and plan for your future
    • FREE Hire from our core range, with 50% off for friends and family 
    • Training and development – on our Learning Lab you will get the opportunity to continuously further your career and complete courses suited to your role
    • Inclusive and innovative culture and great recognition including Long Service Awards and an Annual Survey where you can have your say and contribute to how we continue to improve
    • Wellbeing and Healthcare support– you are the heart of our business, and we are committed to making sure you stay happy and healthy at work and at home.  Our support includes:
        • Mental Health First Aiders
        • An Employee Assistance Programme which is free support 24/365
        • A Healthcare Cashplan which means you can claim cashback on lots of different healthcare costs including prescription charges, dental check-ups, glasses, physiotherapy and even a massage!
        • Access for you and your family to our wellbeing platform which includes benefits such as a 24/7 GP consultation service, get fit programmes including diet support with guidance from a nutritionist, life events counselling and much more. 
    • Discounts and cashback on our benefits site with a huge range of purchases including days out, restaurants, gym memberships, shopping, and lots more
    • Life assurance is provided at twice your annual salary 
    • You will get the choice of other benefits that work for you through our Benefits portal – you pick the benefits you want – such as holiday buy and cycle to work schemes  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

    Who are HSS? ​​​​​​​

    The short answer? We are a leading provider of tools, equipment, and support services to a huge range of industries across the UK and Ireland, all powered by the latest technology. We can supply over 9,000 bits of equipment, from industrial generators and cranes, right down to carpet cleaners and floor sanders, and everything in between.

    And it does not stop there. We supply everything our customers need to get the most out of the equipment they hire from us, so whether that’s fuel, training courses for their colleagues, consumables like sandpaper, whatever they need to get the job done, we can provide it.

    At HSS, we prioritise inclusivity and diversity. Therefore, we are committed to attracting, recruiting, and supporting candidates and colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds. This helps us to facilitate a rich mix of culture and experience across the entire Group, ensuring mental and physical wellbeing remain at the forefront of work force.   

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