Purchasing Assistant

  • Location

    Thame, Oxfordshire

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  • Salary:

    £18000 - £20000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chantal Partridge

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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Purchasing Assistant

A fantastic opportunity for a Purchasing Assistant to join a market leading manufacturer based in Oxford, with a salary of £18,000 - £20,000. If you are a recent Graduate who wants to work in procurement and Supply Chain, or if your someone who is currently working in a purchasing environment and want a company that can offer more opportunities then this is the role for you! The Purchasing Administrator would be supporting the procurement team with the administration and coordination of the department.

Candidates will have previous experience within Purchasing or Procurement and ideally would have been a Junior Buyer, Purchasing Administrator or a Procurement and Supply Chain Graduate.

Role responsibilities of the Purchasing Assistant include:

  • Management of bespoke system.
  • Order coordination and logging information
  • Formulating enquiry packages for the buying team
  • Generation of weekly & monthly reports in support of the purchasing department
  • Closing of purchase invoices with vendors and processing of returns and credit

Person Specification of the Assistant Buyer:

  • Previous experience in a purchasing or procurement.
  • IT literate
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Work within strict deadlines to complete & prioritise allocated tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work under pressure



This role will be well suited to you if you have held a role within Purchasing or Procurement as a Buyer, Junior Buyer, Procurement and Supply Chain Administration, Procurement and Supply Chain Graduate