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Procurement Assistant (immediate requirement)

  • Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Position: Buyer
  • Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + excellent benefits package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 904657_1522231419
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Job description

Key Experience
  • A procurement or business administration related qualification.
  • Good understanding of Excel, with knowledge of COINS and advantage.
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment, dealing with suppliers and internal customers.
  • Previous construction industry experience an advantage, but not essential.
  • High level of Numeracy and literacy skills.


The Role

We are currently recruiting for a Procurement Assistant to work for a Tier 1 contractor, working on a regional civil engineering and railway framework. This is an excellent opportunity for a graduate or Procurement Administrator looking to take the next step in their career. You will have the opportunity to work on a major infrastructure projects and services, in an industry that will offer you career growth.

Reporting into the Buyer and Procurement Manager; you will be responsible for carrying out the timely, efficient processing and administration activities to support the project buyer / procurement team.

Daily activities will include:
  • Converting requisitions into Purchase Orders efficiently and accurately.
  • Manage new and existing orders, maintaining data integrity on the COINS and other in-house system.
  • Experience of collation of supplier information from various sources.
  • Producing ad hoc reports and gathering information as required for internal customers.
  • Monitoring current plant specification templates, ensuring all hires comply with company requirements.