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Purchasing Assistant / Assistant Buyer

Our client is an international, established, and growing engineering/manufacturing business, with strong and sustained investment in people, capital, and plant.

Working onsite, and with experience gained in a similar role, the successful candidate will possess strong SAP and Excel skills and will be motivated and dynamic.

Working in a fast-paced environment you will carry out a variety of duties and responsibilities.


Details of Purchasing Assistant / Assistant Buyer / Procurement Assistant Package:


Purchasing Assistant - Manufacturing / Engineering - Up to £30,000 + Benefits 25 + stat Holidays.

Competitive pension scheme.

- Hours of work: Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm, flexibility potentially available


KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES of Procurement Assistant / Purchasing Assistant



  • Communicating with and supporting internal customers and suppliers

  • Processing of SAP to purchase orders in support of procurement team

  • Conversion of stock orders in SAP to purchase orders in support of procurement team

  • Expediting of purchase orders and maintaining SAP to ensure on-time delivery

  • Generating new vendors in SAP

  • Keeping contract database up to date

  • Keeping SAP records up to date with regards to pricing, material and vendor details

  • Support raw material supplier approval as required

  • Logging raw material quotations

  • Maintaining supplier contact log

  • Supporting procurement team by maintaining use test log


QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, AND ATTRIBUTES Accounts Assistant - Manufacturing



  • Must have demonstrable experience gained in a similar SAP-related role (manufacturing or engineering environment advantageous but not essential)

  • Good standard of education with evidence of maths and accounts related IT/Software

  • High work standards / planning & organisation / attention to detail

  • IT Literate with a good level of competency in SAP and excel

  • Deadline / completion orientated

  • Effectively utilise other team members and departments to achieve objectives

  • Good communication and problem-solving skills


Please apply asap.



  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £30000 - £31000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: Milton Keynes, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: E3 Recruitment
  • Contact: James Soden
  • Tel: 01484645269 07442499917
  • Fax: 01484 500385
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  • Posted: 2022-08-15 07:56:30 -

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