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Purchasing Assistant

Purchasing Assistant

Job Title: Purchasing Assistant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brackley
Industry: Administration and Office Support
Reference: BA00005_1669130962
Contact Name: Dajana Kovacevic
Contact Email:
Job Published: 22 November 2022
Job Description

Purchasing Assistant - Brackley - Fixed Term Contract

Position: Purchasing Assistant

Location: Brackley

Salary: £26K - £29K

Type: Fixed term contract

Hours: 8am - 5pm

Our client is a highly prestigious and well-known motorsport company who are looking for a Purchasing Assistant to join their team. You will ultimately be supporting the business by maintaining accurate purchasing records, import/export liaison processes and actioning purchase orders.

This role requires a high level of accuracy, ownership, timely action and liaising with colleagues and stakeholders across the business to expand the scale and scope of purchasing activities.


  • Communicating with vendors to ensure quality issues are resolved prior to order delivery and ensuring data is updated accordingly.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate records and documentation on all requests for quotes, responses, purchases, contracts, and correspondence including delivery information and dates.
  • Ensure that non-conformances are raised and followed through to completion, documented and a replacement part or credit note is received from the vendor as necessary.
  • Communicating with suppliers to ensure current purchase orders are progressing to agreed timescales.
  • Ensure that all purchasing is complaint with the company's policies and procedures, terms and conditions and evaluation criteria.
  • Request competitive quotations and negotiate best value with Suppliers for goods and services.
  • Manage supplier performance to ensure cost, quality, delivery expectations are achieved and maintained providing feedback to Procurement or Production Managers as requested.
  • General admin work including Word and Excel - writing up and logging processes on a continuous improvement basis.
  • Supporting the management team in any other tasks required.


  • Previous knowledge of utilising SAP would be an advantage.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Remaining professional and presentable at all times

If you are interested in this role or keen to know more, please send us an updated CV or give us a call on 01869 321322.

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