Procurement Assistant

Location: Ely
Sector: Finance & Accountancy, Supply Chain & Logistics
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 9am – 17.30pm Monday – Friday (37.5 hours per week)
Reward: £Negotiable depending on experience
Start: ASAP
Benefits: Life insurance, pension, 22 days holiday (rising to 25 days over 3 years) + 8 bank holidays, 1 x charity day off per annum, free on-site gym, free lunch on Fridays at the end of each month and free onsite parking.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a Procurement Team and join a growing business based on the outskirts of Ely. You will be supporting the team with various projects and the completion of various administration duties that are related to Purchasing. Full training will be provided for this position, but experience in Buying or Procurement would be a strong advantage. Over time you will build relationships with suppliers and will carry out general administration duties related to the buying of resources.



  • Processing and sending purchase orders to suppliers
  • Following up orders and providing regular status updates for delivery schedules
  • Working closely with the Quality team on product approvals and answering sales enquiries
  • Checking market availability and stock allocation
  • Researching into potential suppliers
  • Monitoring stock allocations and reporting low stock
  • Taking sales enquiries on behalf of the sales team as and when required
  • Answering incoming calls from suppliers and customers
  • Dealing with all enquiries within a timely manner
  • Responding to a busy inbox
  • Supporting the Procurement team with any other administrative duty that may be required

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Good negotiation and research skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to maintain good supplier relationships
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines

If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Busy Bee Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency for this Permanent vacancy.

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