Ref. 62287

Technician (Purchasing & Plant)

  • Location: Leicester, England
  • Salary: £12.69 - £12.69 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time
  • Contact: Jake Benham

Seven Social Care are looking for a temporary Technician (Purchasing & Plant) to work within Leicestershire.

Initial 3 month contract as you’re covering a vacancy.

£12.69 per hour

Hybrid working.

Temp – perm opportunities are possible but not 100% guaranteed. You would need to re-apply however if you’re already in the service then you have a better chance of being successful.

Job Description: We are currently seeking a Technician specializing in Purchasing and Plant operations to join our team in Leicestershire. As a Technician, you will play a vital role in supporting the purchasing and plant departments in various tasks and activities.


  • Assist with purchasing activities, including sourcing, price negotiations, and supplier management.
  • Maintain accurate records of purchase orders, invoices, and receipts.
  • Support plant operations by monitoring equipment performance, conducting inspections, and performing routine maintenance tasks.
  • Assist with inventory management, including tracking stock levels, conducting stock counts, and replenishing supplies as needed.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure timely delivery of materials and supplies to meet production requirements.
  • Assist with data entry and analysis to support purchasing and plant operations.
  • Adhere to safety regulations and protocols to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Provide general administrative support to the purchasing and plant departments as required.


  • Previous experience in a similar role, preferably within a purchasing or plant environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in using computer systems and software applications for data entry and analysis.
  • Knowledge of purchasing processes, inventory management, and plant operations is desirable.
  • Flexibility to work occasional weekends or evenings, if required.

We offer a competitive hourly rate of £12.69 and the opportunity to work in a dynamic and supportive team environment. This is a temporary position with the potential for permanent employment based on performance and business needs.

If you are a motivated individual with a passion for purchasing and plant operations, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your application, including your resume and a cover letter, outlining your relevant experience and why you are interested in this position.

Working with Seven Social Care:

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