Advanced Purchasing Analyst

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Off highway

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £19.00 - 23.50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lois Weston

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01384 446119

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Job Title: Advanced Purchasing Analyst
Location: Peterborough
Contract length: 12 months

A Purchasing Analyst is required to join a leading off highways organisation in Peterborough on a 12 month contract. You will initially perform advanced analytical tasks in support of the Global Purchasing category management and/or site management. You will help manage suppliers by developing improvement plans related to Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development, Management (QCLDM). This position supports purchasing teams in turn providing support to the customer.


This role is responsible and accountable for the analysis and maintenance of purchasing and quality data including but not limited to; purchase orders, quotations, invoices, source catalogs, material rejection disposal reports, tooling records, supplier data and measurements. This role has responsibility for implementation of local or regional sourcing strategy, under the direction of their Manager and experienced Buyers.

People: Work effectively with colleagues, customers, and suppliers at all levels.

Leadership: Demonstrate advanced project management skills required to collect, compile, assimilate, communicate, and maintain information as required. You will assess and recommend solutions related to QCLDM, while maintaining the highest ethical and professional standards within this diverse global organization.

Strategy: Perform analytical and administrative tasks in support of Global Purchasing strategic initiatives. Use 6 SSS in support of Global Purchasing initiatives.

Customers: This role may support Buyers, Supplier Development Engineers, and/or Managers working with category teams and sites. Customer(s) will be fully informed of progress on assignments to ensure all requirements are met. Participate in and provide analysis related to CPPD/NPI projects to Product and Purchasing teams.

Travel: Limited travel may be required to support category or site management.


The position requires an undergraduate degree from a college or university - or equivalent experience

Intermediate to advanced skill in use of computer software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Visio, PowerPoint, purchasing systems, and e-mail systems is preferred

Requires effective communications skills - both oral and written

Must exhibit strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative work style

Preferred that the incumbent is familiar with basic procurement and quality principles, procedures, and techniques

Required to be able to prioritize work in a dynamic environment


If you are interested in this position and have appropriate experience, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

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