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Procurement Assistant

Macildowie Recruitment and Retention
Leicester, UK
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30 Nov 2020

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Procurement Assistant | Leicester | ~ £18,000

Owing to strong growth, a leading retail business in the East Midlands is recruiting for a procurement assistant to join their team based in Leicester. Macildowie is helping to find a motivated procurement assistant or expeditor who's looking for a new opportunity to be a part of a dynamic, high performing team. If you've been looking for an opportunity to step up in your career, this could be it.


Management of the day to day buying and stock levels for packaging (boxes and labels) raw materials and components for products and major customers stock

Building beneficial relationships with existing and new suppliers. Reviewing customer stock forecasts, ensuring their stock demand is met to the required time scales, raising any concerns or queries with the Senior Buyer

Ensuring all orders raised meet the critical paths required and are appropriately authorised before raising

Arranging collections for EU and UK stock through approved carriers, liaising with despatch and shipping departments to ensure successful delivery and booking on to the system ready for allocation

Reviewing promotion requirements with the Senior Buyer and raising orders to ensure all stock required for promotions are delivered in a timely manner as well as producing Buying plans and producing reports and all issues discussed with the Senior buyer and orders checked with Senior Buyer before raising.

Creating buying codes and all system requirements for new lines within buying responsibilities and checking purchase prices and negotiating better rates to ensure orders are raised at the best price possible


We're looking for someone who is looking to excel in a fast-paced environment, with experience of stock management, excellent communication skills and a positive attitude to work.

Strong Microsoft office skills will be highly beneficial.

Why this opportunity?

If you're looking for an opportunity to develop you procurement skills as part of a growing procurement team with numerous opportunities to learn, develop and push yourself, this is the role for you.

The Offer:

£18,000 Starting salary
Employee discount scheme

If this sounds like a bit of you, then please get in touch, email me your CV and salary expectations or give me a call on . Let's start the conversation and let's see if we can find you your dream job.

Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of enhancing the careers of professionals across the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties. We have an unrivalled understanding of the local market place and recruit for the majority of the region's premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at

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