Engineering  2023-02-24 13:20:31


£28000 – £33000/annum

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, South East

Purchasing Assistant

Part time working hours 9am – 3pm (flexible)

3 month contract


£28,000 – £33,000 Pro rota

A busy manufacturing business are looking for n Purchasing Assistant to join their purchasing team on a 3 month contract to support the Buyers with sourcing, negotiating, and buying of goods and materials needed for facilities supporting indirect purchasing.

As an Purchasing Assistant your key responsibilities will include:

Support the Procurement team through market analysis and research.

Assist the team in data collection on supplier performance where necessary.

Send and collate Request for Quotations (RFQs) and update purchase price information accordingly.

Purchasing indirect materials needed for site.

Process and maintain information on Engineering changes via purchase order changes.

Work with clients across the business to analyse demand and assist in the specification of goods and services to be supplied.

Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships.

Ensure compliance to company guidelines.

The successful Purchasing Assistant will ideally have the below experience:

Experience in a similar role supporting indirect purchasing across the business would be beneficial.

Great communication skills both verbally and written.

Experience uploading purchased orders.

This role could suit you if you have previous buying experience or experience working in another support function within a supply chain / purchasing team.

If you are interested in this opportunity please click 'apply' or contact Katie at Orion Reading today, thank you


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