Purchasing Assistant – Packaging Industry

Job Category: Purchasing & Logistics
Job Location: Clark, Pampanga

Looking for a new career opportunity with great perks and benefits? Today is the day to land a job that you love and work with a UK-based team! Apply now and be the Purchasing Assistant we are looking for!

Why you will love working with this Client?

Our client is a company based in the UK and one of the leading providers of services in the packaging industry. They have started building their team here in the Philippines and they have a perfect opportunity for an experienced professional like you to join their growing team!

Location / Shift

Clark Office, Mid Shift

NOTE: You must be willing to work in the office in the above office location to apply for this position

Job Description

As a Purchasing Officer, you will be responsible for ensuring that Purchase Orders are raised and approved, goods and services are received and orders are receipted in a complete, accurate and timely manner. The Purchasing Officer is expected to liaise with suppliers across the business to align the purchasing process with sales objectives and overall business strategy.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Checking supplier order acknowledgements to confirm prices, specifications & delivery dates.
  • ● Following up UK & overseas suppliers for delivery dates, by phone & email.
  • ● Updating supplier records for BRCGS & ISO accreditations.
  • ● Assisting with Non-Conformance processing.
  • ● Warehouse goods-in bookings.
  • ● Assisting the Purchasing team with other tasks, e.g. placing orders
  • ● Raise Purchase Orders in line with business rules
  • ● Ensure Purchase Orders are approved in line with business rules
  • ● Email the Purchase Order to the supplier (where the system does not support automatic emailing of the Purchase Order)
  • ● Receipt Purchase Order based on an approved goods receipt note/delivery docket
  • ● Request credit notes from suppliers and send to Accounts Payable for processing
  • ● Establish sound relationships with suppliers, ensure lead times are met and expedite outstanding orders
  • ● Drive continuous improvement across Purchasing process


  • Bachelor degree preferably Business Administration, Accountancy or Finance
  • ● 3-4 years experience with Purchasing and Goods Receipting
  • ● Worked with Western organisation in their purchasing team
  • ● Strong understanding of Purchasing principles and processes
  • ● Experience with Purchasing systems (preferred)
  • ● Analytical and have the ability to solve purchasing and inventory related problems
  • ● Strong data entry skills
  • ● Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • ● Proactive, highly motivated and flexible
  • ● Highly organized
  • ● Experienced with MS Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook

Why join optiBPO?

optiBPO is an exciting workplace where you will be surrounded by smart, talented, and motivated professionals that supports clients across Australia, New Zealand, United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Europe. optiBPO helps clients in planning, building, and managing dedicated offshoring teams in the Philippines.

Enjoy great perks and benefits such as in-house medical team and HMO coverage. We maintain a healthy workplace that promotes collaboration, creativity, and teamwork. It is important for us to help you advance your career by elevating growth strategies and learning opportunities throughout your career journey with us.


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