Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Supplychain Assistant - Blackpool

Blackpool, Lancashire
12 Oct 2017
09 Nov 2017
Job Type
Full Time

Supplychain Assistant - Blackpool

Reporting to the Head of Group Purchasing

This is a unique opportunity for a highly motivated individual to learn the skills involved in purchasing and supplychain at one of the UK’s most famous theme parks. The Purchasing function at Blackpool Pleasure Beach covers a wide spectrum of categories, including catering, retail, engineering, utilities, print and services.

Candidate will need to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Enthusiasm to learn and develop
  • Comfortable with computers using email, ideally spreadsheets in basic Excel
  • Confident phone manner
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to prioritise workload
  • Ability to work as part of a team


You will be responsible for placing purchase orders daily for the Engineering Stores and other internal departments.  Along with sourcing goods and services when required. You will provide support for the Purchasing Managers on projects, assisting Engineering Stores as required.


The successful applicant will be trained in the following areas: reporting, pricing analysis, forecasting, negotiating, product development, databases, sourcing, supplier relationships, assisting internal customers, operating systems, quality control, best purchasing practice, solution resolutions.

The current members of the Purchasing Team are members of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing Supply. We are looking for a candidate with aspiration in 12-18 months to study for CIPS and progress within the role of buying.

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