Procurement assistant

Location: Gloucestershire

Salary: £12.02 - 13.46 per hour

Type: Fixed term contract

Closing Date: 18/01/2022

Re Recruitment have an exciting opportunity for 3 x Procurement Assistants to join our client based in Stonehouse. 

My client are a market leading manufacturer within the automotive sector, and due to a continued period of growth are looking to further expand their procurement team to assist with the acquisition and setup of indirect material within the manufacturing lines. 

The role is a 6 month fixed term contract to start, and a real opportunity of further extension beyond this initial period. 

With immediate starts available, ideal candidates will have experience within a similar environment and be available to work on a full time basis covering the following hours:

Monday – Thursday 08.00 – 17.00

Friday – 08.00 – 15.15

40 Hours per week basic 

Payrates – £12.02 – £13.46ph (based on experience)



  • Responsible for the day to day running of all manufacturing tool stores, duties include booking in and out items from stock, managing Kan Ban and consumable tooling. Packing, dispatching and tracking items sent for repair, maintenance and general house keeping of stores.
  • Maintaining stores stock to economic levels and with good integrity in line with purchase strategy and procedures
  • To actively support a culture of Continuous Improvement, looking at ways to reduce cost. To identify slow moving and redundant stock and manage the economic disposal of tooling when replaced by new tooling at no cost to the business.
  • Creation of indirect material on Electronic system (SAP – Training will be provided) and all MRP information in line with Purchasing and operations strategy.
  • Supporting the buyer with potential additional business via engineering material changes obsolete stock and Asset repair opportunities.
  • To identify critical spares and shortages, setting and reviewing minimum and maximum stock levels, so the need to reorder is automatically flagged as required.
  • To ensure that tooling descriptions and machine identifications are completed to aid maintenance response and repair time as and when parts are required.
  • Ensure that system are in place for maintenance staff to complete PPM (planned preventive maintenance and first line maintenance).
  • Responsibility to ensure day to day communications is captured between manufacturing and purchasing to ensure critical spares are prorities and to reduce risk on the site on key manufacturing processes.



  • Good attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to follow and interpret work instructions
  • Ability to manage meeting mins and capture key information
  • An understanding of manual handling requirements



  • Experience in a similar environment


  • Self-motivated and have a strong and flexible attitude towards work
  • Ability to stay calm in high stress situations, working under pressure and to deadlines when required
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Team Orientated
  • The ability to prioritise and organise own workload
  • To comply to company Health, Safety and Environmental regulations such as PPE showing responsibility of personal safety and that of others
  • Treat work colleagues with respect (Equality and Diversity)


To be considered for the role, please click apply and supply a CV covering previous experience in similar roles. 

For further questions, please call Ed Bryant on 01242 505435 or email


Salary£12.02 - 13.46 per hour
Job ReferenceProc Assistant
Contract TypeFixed term contract
Closing Date18/01/2022
Regional OfficeCheltenham
Date Posted21/12/2021

To discuss this position further please contact:

Edward Bryant

Senior Account Manager


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