• Location

    Oxford, Oxfordshire

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  • Job type:

    Interim & Contract

  • Salary:

    £28000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chantal Partridge

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  • Duration:

    6 Months

Purchasing Assistant - 6 Month FTC

A fantastic opportunity has arisen, for a Purchasing Assistant to join an innovative Automotive Manufacturer based in Oxfordshire on a 6 Month FTC. The salary is between £25,000 to £30,000 and offers great benefits and provides a flexible and fun working environment!

Candidates will have previous experience within purchasing or procurement and ideally would have been a Junior Buyer, Purchasing Administrator or an Assistant Buyer.

Role responsibilities of the Purchasing Assistant are:

  • Assisting with the smooth running of the Purchasing Department.
  • Creation of Purchase Orders on behalf of the Buyers.
  • Supporting the purchase of indirect goods such as equipment and office supplies
  • Issuing RFIs to potential new production suppliers.
  • Maintaining vendors on the system including creating new vendors and keeping documents up to date.
  • Following up on orders and delivery dates on a regular basis .
  • Dealing with accounts queries on supplier invoices.
  • Providing exceptional customer service to key internal and external departments.
  • Additional purchasing related reporting and administration as required.

Person Specification of the Purchasing Assistant:

  • Previous experience in manufacturing, ideally in purchasing, procurement, or supply chain.
  • IT literate
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work under pressure.


£25,000 - £30,000

This role will be well suited to you if you have held a role within purchasing or procurement as a junior buyer, procurement and supply chain administration, assistant buyer, purchasing assistant.