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Purchasing Assistant

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Per Annum


The Phoenix Works are a leading supplier of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, solar PV systems and battery storage solutions.

We are looking for a Purchasing Assistant to join our growing team. This is a brand new role which means you will be able to help shape the role and see it evolve over time enabling opportunities to climb the career ladder. It’s a great opportunity to be part of a vibrant team where you can bring your previous experience to the table.

Is The Phoenix Works still open for business during the Covid-19 outbreak?

We are indeed – we are set up to remote work and are already doing so effectively, this role will be initially based from home, so it's important that you consider if you have a suitable home working environment before you apply.

We are still actively recruiting, so you will receive an response to your application and interviews will be held via video call. You will be on-boarded remotely and will go through a comprehensive induction and training programme (socially distanced in the office!) before starting in the office.


  • Procurement and Buying experience
  • You will have awesome negotiation skills which can be demonstrated
  • Experience of working in the electrical industry would be beneficial although not required
  • An exceptional eye for detail 'Is able to consistently deliver ‘right first time’
  • You should be super organised..did I say super ? Yes I meant SUPER ! You will have a lot on your plate, so it is important that you can manage your time effectively !
  • Curious, because we want you to continue your own learning journey! Embrace change and be open to experimenting with innovative ways to work.
  • Being tech savvy is also a neat quality, as we are big on using technology to leverage efficiency
  • Experience in the energy industry would be awesome, but is by no means essential! However an interest in zero carbon and clean tech solutions is a must
  • Brilliant positive attitude – friendly, personable, trustworthy and honest
  • Good communication skills with the ability to build good relationships
  • Good sense of fun and humour, wants to actively contribute to building a brilliant, caring culture
  • Is a self-starter. Looks to find solutions and seeks out new opportunities where they can add value rather than waiting to be asked
  • Naturally kind-hearted. Caring for others come naturally to you. Doesn’t get hung up on job titles or building empires
  • Driven to make a positive impact on the world and our business


  • Salary £20,000 - £25,000 per annum
  • 25 days holiday a year plus bank holidays
  • Health Care Cash Plan – company funded Cash Plan covering dental, optical, physiotherapy and many more. Also gives you access to a 24/7 online GP, Employee Assistance Programme and over 4000 online discounts!
  • Free car parking
  • Gym on site with free access at HQ
  • Subsidised coffee shop on site at HQ
  • Regular social and team building outings
  • Being part of the revolution!

Hours of Work - Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm with half an hour for lunch

Closing Date - Friday 14th August

What do The Phoenix Works do?

The Phoenix Works is a renewable energy company specialising in electric vehicle charging infrastructure and Solar PV installations across the UK. This really is an exciting time to join The Phoenix Works as it has recently teamed up with Tonik Energy to deliver the next phase of renewable energy and technology propositions. Tonik Energy’s parent company, RETIG Ltd acquired leading green technologies provider The Phoenix Works in September 2018. Both businesses share a common goal of driving the uptake of renewable technologies to tackle both climate change and fuel poverty. Together, over the next 3-years, Tonik and Phoenix plan to rollout over 10,000 electric vehicle charge points and deploy a mass market solar and battery storage solution across UK homes and businesses. Be part of the revolution!

  • Minimum Salary: £20,000
  • Maximum Salary : £25,000
  • Salary Type: Per Annum
  • Job Type: Permanent

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Leeds, England, West Yorkshire, LS1, United Kingdom

  • Ad ID:  15156291
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  04/08/2020, 02:59
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