Procurement Assistant (Chemical)

Procurement Assistant (Chemical)

Job Title: Procurement Assistant (Chemical)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Runcorn, Cheshire
Salary: Up to £20000 per annum
Reference: 15360/001_1553684901
Contact Name: Harriet Crawford
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 27, 2019 11:08

Job Description

Procurement Assistant (Chemical)

£20,000 per annum


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Procurement Assistant to join a chemical manufacturer at the former ICI Research & Development site in Runcorn, Cheshire.

Reporting into the Purchasing Manager this role supports both sides of the business. It is an entry level position that offers an exciting future within a well-recognised chemical supplier to the global scientific community.

This role would be ideal for a recent graduate with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) Degree in Chemistry.

Job Role

Deal with routine administrative tasks supporting the overall Procurement team, establishing an ordered and effective way of working. Ensuring accuracy and consistency to all tasks.

Key Responsibilities for the Procurement Assistant:

  • Co-ordinating with the laboratories to secure and order starting materials, equipment and laboratory consumables for the production side of the business.
  • Administrating and distributing purchase orders to suppliers on a global level, i.e. North America, Europe, The Far East, etc.
  • Co-ordinate and place purchase order commitments with suppliers for traded / catalogue items.
  • Manage price discrepancies & vendor queries.
  • Liaise with vendors / suppliers on a regular basis to obtain updates on product prices and deliveries.
  • Undertake various administrative takes to help support the procurement team.
  • Identification and assign tariff codes for chemicals being imported by the company outside of the European Union / United Kingdom
  • Communicating with import agents for goods arriving from overseas to ensure the correct duty and taxes are paid to Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs (HMRC).
  • Collation of regulatory documentation, i.e. BSE / TSE statements, etc.

Key Requirements for Procurement Assistant:

  • Good knowledge of administrative procedures
  • Relevant Bachelor of Science degree. Preferably in Chemistry Other scientific qualifications will be considered, i.e. Physics, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, etc.
  • Experience and competent with Microsoft Office software package, i.e. Word, Powerpoint, Excel, etc. Previous experience with SAP would be advantageous, but not essential as full on the job training will be given.

This position is for an immediate start so interviews will be taking place as soon as possible. Click 'APPLY' today!

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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