Purchasing Assistant

polkadotfrog Ltd
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

polkadotfrog is currently recruiting for a Purchasing Assistant to join a world leading technology company based in North Cambridge.

The successful candidate will have experience in a purchasing environment reporting directly to the Production Manager.


  • Developing and maintaining relationships with both new and existing clients.
  • Raising purchase orders with suppliers.
  • Progressing purchase orders with suppliers.
  • Assisting with queries around orders.
  • Negotiating with new suppliers.
  • Scheduling supplier deliveries to match production planning.
  • Providing admin support to the production department.
  • Working with MRP system, Sage 50 accounts and Sage 50 manufacturing.

Personal requirements:

  • Experience of ERP systems and also confident in using Excel.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • The ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Willing to be flexible.

If you are interested in this position, feel you have the relevant skills and would like to apply please call our team asap.

Whilst we would love to get back to every applicant, it is not always possible, so if you haven't heard from us within 5 days, please note that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

polkadotfrog Ltd is acting as an employment agency in regard to this vacancy. Our team of Specialist Consultants have the skills, experience and passion to deliver a professional, personal and quality service. Our mission is to build long-term relationships and help clients and candidates find the perfect match.

With offices in Cambridge, Ipswich and Norwich we specialise in the Office Support, Sales, Marketing, Finance, HR, IT, Legal and Shipping & Transport sectors across all levels.