Procurement Assistant

  • Permanent
  • St Albans
  • Salary: £23,000 - £25,000
  • £23,000 - £25,000
  • Mission4 Job Code: MJ1822

Do you have a drive and desire to want to learn and grow within a procurement/supply chain environment?

About the role the role is an Operational function with the responsibility of the full procurement process from processing the order to receipting the goods in our warehouse and packaging them up ready for our engineering team to deliver the job’s on time and within budget.


  • Prepare and process purchase orders, track deliveries, and resolved issues.
  • Communicate with suppliers and quotes, negotiate prices, arrange samples, and source new suppliers.
  • Conduct regular stock checks, reconcile any discrepancies and process returns for faulty unwanted items ensuring the returns are processed within the required time frames.
  • Assist in managing inventory levels to ensure that supplies are maintained at adequate levels both in the warehouse and engineering van stock.
  • Monitor budgets, compare prices, and assist in cost-saving initiatives.
  • Generate and analyse procurement reports to track performance and identify areas for improvement.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Ability to work well within a team environment
  • Strong IT Skills including all Microsoft applications
  • Great telephone manner
  • High levels of self-motivation


  • 9 day working fortnight
  • Continuous professional development
  • Wellness & Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • YuLife – The #1 rated benefits programme
  • Death in service insurance
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme
  • Quarterly one-to-one check-ins with your line manager
  • 25 days’ holiday, plus Bank Holidays, increasing to 35 days (1 day extra per annum to 30 days and a further 5 days after 10 years)
  • A company culture that promotes work life balance
  • Team member of the month recognising outstanding contribution
  • Annual company day to share successes and strategic plans


Despite our best efforts it is not always possible to respond to every application individually due to the high volume of responses we receive on each vacancy. Only candidates who are short listed will be contacted for this particular role and if you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume that you have not been successful. However, we will keep your details on our database, and will contact you when other suitable positions become available.

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