Vanta Staffing High Wycombe are recruiting for a Procurement Assistant for a well-established, privately owned engineering company based in High Wycombe. The main responsibilities of the role are managing processes, systems and people to ensure goods are received, dispatched and productivity targets are met.

Monday – Friday
9.00am – 5.30pm or 8.00am – 4.30pm
GBP28,000 – GBP32,000 DOE

The key responsibilities of the Procurement Assistant are:
· To work with the Supply Chain team to source and purchase materials both locally and from overseas whilst considering stock levels, lead times, budget values and storage space.
· Source and purchase goods and services required including negotiation of terms.
· Creating purchase orders ensuring accuracy and compliance with company policy.
· Maintain positive relationships with suppliers using effective communication and resolve any issues in a timely manner.
· Work closely with suppliers to ensure deliveries are on-time and quality standards are met.
· Analyse procurement data to identify trends, cost-saving opportunities and areas for improvement.
· Prepare reports and presentations based on the analysed procurement data.
· Identify and suggest process improvements to streamline operations and enhance efficiency.
· Participate in meetings and provide updates on procurement activities.
· Use SAGE MRP system on a daily basis.

The main requirements of the Procurement Assistant are:
· Be educated to a degree level.
· Have a proven track record of at least 3 years in procurement.
· Excellent organisation and planning skills.
· Very strong attention to detail with a numerate ability to analyse and interpret data.
· Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
· Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with suppliers and internal team.
· Have a driven for success and results.
· Excellent customer service skills.
· Be proficient with SAGE or an equivalent procurement software system.
· Good I.T skills including Microsoft Office with a high level of ability in Excel.
· Be responsible and reliable.

Benefits offered:
· Private healthcare.
· Generous holiday entitlement including flexible purchase scheme.
· Regular training and career development.
· Contributory pension.
· Long service awards.
· Cycle to work scheme.
· Eye care vouchers.

Rate of Pay

£28,000.00 – £32,000.00 per Annum

Job ID – VR/00705

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