Purchasing Assistant – Full Time –

  • Permanent
  • DE6 1HA, Ashbourne
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: Derbyshire


Purchasing Assistant

Nutreco is a global leader in Animal Nutrition and Aquaculture, employing more than 11,000 people in 35 countries. With a proven track record of success, Trouw Nutrition GB is a Nutreco company in the UK, manufacturing a wide range of animal nutrition products with a turnover of c£100million.

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, the Purchasing Assistant works closely with the Purchasing Manager & Buyer to support the execution of the operational processes of the purchasing department.  Whilst initially focussed on administrative tasks such as data and  document processing within strict deadlines, there is also the opportunity to learn about the Procurement process and develop with the team.

Key Responsibilities include:

Create, update and administer Purchase Agreements in conjunction with the Purchasing Manager and Buyer.

Organise collection of documentation and samples for RM Approval and oversee completion of RM Approval documents internally ready to pass through to QA for approval.

Monthly Supplier Performance reviews.

Monthly completion of RM Usage records

Analyse and record Invoice Queries

Part of the team answering switchboard calls and answering the door to visitors to TNGB

Raise Spot Purchase Orders to assist Material Planning (Supply Chain)

Liaison with Suppliers and other departments within TNGB

You will be required to maintain effective daily communication with several other departments within the company and external contacts at all levels.

This is a great role for someone wanting to pursue a career in Procurement together with their commercial experience.  You’ll need to be able to demonstrate excellent administration skills, together with the ability to communicate effectively with internal colleagues and suppliers.  You should be a self starter and quick learner who can manage their time effectively and be very comfortable using all Microsoft software packages.

Applicants with the experience as outlined above should apply in writing, stating current salary and enclosing a curriculum vitae.

Our organisation:
Nutreco is a global leader in animal nutrition and fish feed. Our advanced nutritional solutions are at the origin of food for millions of consumers worldwide. Quality, innovation and sustainability are guiding principles, embedded in the Nutreco culture from research and raw material procurement to products and services for agriculture and aquaculture. Experience across 100 years brings Nutreco a rich heritage of knowledge and experience for building its future.

Equal Opportunity Employer: 

Nutreco is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, colour, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, military status or any other status protected by applicable local law. Please advise us at any point during the recruitment and selection process if you require accommodation. Nutreco is committed to compliance with all applicable legislation, including providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities.


Job Type: Permanent

Location: DE6 1HA, Ashbourne

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.

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