Purchasing Assistant

2022-04-26T10:50:02+01:00 April 26th, 2022|
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Employment type: Contract or Temp

salary: £Competitive -
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Job Description

Aspire Recruitment are recruiting a Purchasing Assistant on behalf of our client in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

Start: Immediate
Duration: Temp to Perm
Location: Cambridge, CB25
Hours: Mon to Fri, Full Time
Hourly Rate: £Competitive

Our Client:
Our client have delivered over 1000 solutions, transforming client’s operations in industries from pharmaceutical and nuclear to research and academia. They’re looking for a Purchasing Assistant to join their team. 

Responsibilities of The Purchasing Assistant:

  • Assist operations manager to forecast parts and materials delivery
  • Responsible for ensuring timely delivery of parts, following up with stakeholders to ensure an efficient supply chain
  • Communicate effectively between internal staff, internal stakeholders and suppliers
  • Assist accounts team to achieve efficient PO/invoicing process
  • Propose improvements to purchasing processes
  • The Purchasing Assistant will provide management reports in a timely manner
  • Promote collaborative team working to resolve problems and deliver an excellent customer experience. 

Skills and Experience Required of The Purchasing Assistant:

  • Experience of using Purchase Order and Goods receipting software
  • Collaborative approach to developing own competency and supporting peers to do the same
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge in mechanical engineering purchasing
  • Highly organised with excellent problem-solving skills.
  • The Purchasing Assistant will be IT literate
  • Team player with ability to work on own initiative

Due to the high number of applications expected if you have not heard back from us within 14 days please take it that your application has not been successful.

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK and reside in the UK on territory

If you are interested in this position, feel you have the relevant experience and skills and would like to apply, please call our team now on 01223 855440 or apply online.

Our client is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Aspire Cambridge is acting as an Employment Agency in regards to this Temp to Perm opportunity.


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