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Assistant Buyer


Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

Pe Office

Date Posted:

11th December 2023


Advanced Technology


Purchasing and Supply Chain

Job Type:




At Prodrive we believe there’s no limit to what can be achieved when the brightest minds come together. Joining one focused and driven team, you will challenge boundaries in order to change the game for our customers. Our Advanced Technology business is where we combine our pace and agility with free-thinking to deliver complex engineering solutions and specialist manufacturing programmes to the automotive, aerospace, marine, and defence sectors, accelerating the net zero journey for our customers.

We are looking for an enthusiastic & flexible person required to assist in a variety of duties and responsibilities within a busy purchasing team, from placement of orders through to delivery, of parts and services ensuring we meet the needs and expectations of our stakeholders.

What Will You Be Doing?

  • Raising Of Non-Production Purchase Orders.
  • Controlling of key supplier outstanding Purchase order reports
  • Assist in the rescheduling & coordination of Purchase orders.
  • Expediting all Purchase orders both external and internal
  • Accurate & timely parts status reporting.
  • Maintain delivery schedules on all external suppliers.
  • Flagging of any supply related issues to the team.
  • Collection of goods and services when appropriate and applicable.
  • Assist the purchasing team with other purchasing processes as & when requested.
  • Assist in other ad hoc administration and support when required.

Who Are We Looking For?

  • Ability to communicate across a number of levels both internally & externally.
  • Computer literate with use of the MS Office suite
  • Ability to understand, maintain and update tracking spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel)
  • Previous experience of using MRP/ERP manufacturing systems.

What can we offer you?

  • An attractive salary which will grow in line with your ongoing development and impact
  • 25 days holiday (which increases with long service) with an opportunity to purchase up to 15 extra days
  • Training opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Onsite subsidised staff restaurant
  • Car and pension salary sacrifice schemes
  • Cyclescheme
  • Exercise classes
  • Paid time off for volunteering
  • Consultations with our Fit 4 Life expert
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Exclusive company discounts
  • Life assurance

We are an equal opportunities employer

At Prodrive we are committed to attracting and nurturing the best talent and creating an inclusive workplace. We value individual differences and diversity amongst all staff so that everyone has the widest opportunities to maximise their potential. We aim to ensure that no job applicant is placed at a disadvantage by practices or requirements which disproportionately impact protected groups and which are not justified by the demands of the job. If you feel you are right for this role, we welcome your application.

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