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Purchasing Assistant

Salary £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Location Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00062607
Published 11 months ago

Job Description

Purchasing Assistant / Administrator |Start Up |Burton | £25,000 - £30,000

Macildowie are delighted to bring you the opportunity of a lifetime to join a brand new, exciting start-up business as a Procurement Assistant.

Having developed a unique market offering and business model, Macildowie are assisting in the first phase of the growth process by recruiting the first key hires.


We are looking for a hard working individual to help assist more senior members of the procurement team with the establishment of systems and processes and implementation of the sourcing strategy.

Support the undertaking of strategic sourcing activates

Assist with category specific procurement activities in line with the direction of the category manager

Participate in stakeholder meetings, ensuring good communication with all parties

Support the delivery of contractual relationships

Where appropriate support the proactive management of the supply base to ensure that relationships and contractual relationships are upheld at all times

Undertake supply market research to ensure that products and services are continually in scope

Undertake financial analysis to ensure that best value is achieved at all times


We're looking for someone who is ideally educated to degree level and has started a CIPS qualification, this isn't essential however.

We're looking for someone who is confident, has a degree of commercial acumen and experience within a procurement environment.

This role is an opportunity to join an exciting start up business - a business that's commercial, customer focused and offering something new. We are looking for someone who matches their key values. You'll be a motivated self-starter, commercial and resourceful and always mindful of giving the customer an excellent experience.

Why this opportunity?

The benefits of this job speak for themselves, but it's an exciting project to be a part of and a place where your development and progression will be supported.

The Offer:

£25,000 - £30,000 Starting Salary

If this sounds like a bit of you, then please get in touch, email me your CV and salary expectations or give me a call on 0115 947 0200. Let's start the conversation and let's see if we can find you your dream move. I'm looking forward to speaking to you.

Tom Mulholland

Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of enhancing the careers of professionals across the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties. We have an unrivalled understanding of the local market place and recruit for the majority of the region's premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at http://www.macildowie.com.

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